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Adjective
Left unoccupied or unused
“A desolate, godforsaken place.”
Adjective
Feeling or showing great unhappiness or loneliness
“It doesn't leave you feeling desolate and destitute - it does give you hope.”
Adjective
Producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation
“A community has sprung from this desolate place.”
Verb
To bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
“Amazingly, this visual effect neither turns the scene arty nor drains it of its excitement, but it does suggest that none of this violence has anything to do with the real violence that destroys people and desolates the earth.”
Verb
To make someone sad, forlorn and hopeless
“It made me realise how utterly desolate I had felt over the last few weeks.”
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