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Noun
A state of complete emptiness
“It was an area of desolation apart from the up-and-down movement of the pumps extracting oil.”
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A state of complete destruction
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“The ancient cities of Babylon, Thebes, Memphis, and Carthage are notable examples of the desolation that followed the destruction of their forests.”
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The state of being abandoned or uncared for
“Further still, the desolation of the building interiors conjures up images of the evacuated Titanic itself.”
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An area of low fertility and habitation
“For five or six miles, then, stretched an area of desolation without any billeting places where troops could rest.”
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Great unhappiness or loneliness
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“It was a piercing feeling of anguish, a feeling of desolation, a feeling of desperation that nothing could take away.”
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A state of disapproval or feeling of unfulfillment
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A great and sudden disaster or misfortune
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The state or situation of being alone
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The action of lying stretched out on the ground
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A space entirely devoid of matter
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An act of consuming agricultural resources (crops, livestock), especially as plunder
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Area affected by a general disaster
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The condition of not being able to produce crops
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A quality that evokes pity or sadness
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