Definition of Desolate in English :
Define Desolate in English
Desolate meaning in English
Meaning of Desolate in English
Pronunciation of Desolate in English
Desolate pronunciation in English
Pronounce Desolate in Englishsee synonyms of desolate
leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
Example Sentences:'The mother deserted her children'
2. depopulate, desolate
reduce in population
Example Sentences:'The epidemic depopulated the countryside'
cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
Example Sentences:'The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion'
providing no shelter or sustenance
Example Sentences:'bare rocky hills''barren lands''the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes''the desolate surface of the moon''a stark landscape'
crushed by grief
Example Sentences:'depressed and desolate of soul''a low desolate wail'
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