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The towns on the 99 became a bit forsaken, and the metal on the neon signs of the old motels started getting rustier.

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With 4,000 deaths in West Africa, the number of forsaken children is exploding.

South Park is not just funnier than any of those shows—it refuses to let us escape the god-forsaken world in which we live.

Global Cures calls these forsaken therapies “financial orphans.”

Her departure from music left her fans bereft: "Why has she forsaken us?"

Even his famous last words on the cross—“My God, my God, why hast though forsaken me?”

In spite of this, the garden studio was not wholly forsaken, and nearly every day she accomplished something there.

There shall be a crying for wine in the streets: all mirth is forsaken: the joy of the earth is gone away.

For the house is forsaken, the multitude of the city is left, darkness and obscurity are come upon its dens for ever.

Reverend McCarthy, one of the oldest, and regarded as one of the strongest, one of the ablest ministers to such a forsaken charge.

The covenant is often represented as forsaken both as a covenant and as a law; but is exhibited as gone into only as a covenant.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forsaken, such as: deserted, desolate, disowned, ignored, isolated, and jilted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.