Desolation – meaning of the word and examples

The state of a place that is empty or where everything has been destroyed. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Grief, sadness. (Merriam – Webster)

Desolation is a feeling of great unhappiness and hopelessness. (Collins Dictionary)

If you refer to desolation in a place, you mean that it is empty and frightening, for example because it has been destroyed by a violent force or army. (Collins Dictionary)

A state of complete emptiness or destruction. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Great unhappiness or loneliness. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Desolation. Your Dictionary.

Desolate. Your Dictionary.


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