Associations to the word «Desolation»

Wiktionary

DESOLATION, noun. The act of desolating or laying waste; destruction of inhabitants; depopulation.
DESOLATION, noun. The state of being desolated or laid waste; ruin; solitariness; destitution; gloominess.
DESOLATION, noun. A place or country wasted and forsaken.

Dictionary definition

DESOLATION, noun. The state of being decayed or destroyed.
DESOLATION, noun. A bleak and desolate atmosphere; "the nakedness of the landscape".
DESOLATION, noun. Sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned.
DESOLATION, noun. An event that results in total destruction.

Wise words

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