[god-fer-sey-kuh n, god-fer-sey-] /ˈgɒd fərˌseɪ kən, ˌgɒd fərˈseɪ-/
adjective, (sometimes initial capital letter)
desolate; remote; deserted:
They live in some godforsaken place 40 miles from the nearest town.
wretched; neglected; pitiable.
adjective (sometimes capital)
(usually prenominal) desolate; dreary; forlorn
1816, from God + forsaken.
[god-free] /ˈgɒd fri/ noun 1. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “god” and “peace.”. interjection 2. (sometimes lowercase) (used as an exclamation of surprise, anger, etc.) masc. proper name, from Old French Godefrei (Modern French Godefroi), from Old High German Godafrid (German Gottfried), literally “the peace of God,” from Old High German got […]
[god-giv-uh n] /ˈgɒdˌgɪv ən/ adjective 1. given by, or coming directly from, God: the God-given laws. 2. welcome; propitious; opportune. adjective natural, ordained; possessed without question
[god-hed] /ˈgɒdˌhɛd/ noun 1. 2. (lowercase) divinity; godhood. 3. (lowercase) Rare. a god or goddess; deity. /ˈɡɒdˌhɛd/ noun (sometimes not capital) 1. the essential nature and condition of being God 2. the Godhead, God n. c.1200, from god + Middle English -hede, cognate with -hood and German -heit. Along with maidenhead, this is the sole […]
- God helps those who help themselves
God will not come to the aid of those who refuse to try; we must exert ourselves if we want to succeed.