Associations to the word «Wilderness»


WILDERNESS, noun. An unsettled and uncultivated tract of land left in its natural state.
WILDERNESS PROGRAM, noun. A wilderness therapy scheme.
WILDERNESS PROGRAMS, noun. Plural of wilderness program
WILDERNESS THERAPY, noun. (US) Any of a range of forms of adventure therapy that take place in wilderness areas

Dictionary definition

WILDERNESS, noun. (politics) a state of disfavor; "he led the Democratic party back from the wilderness".
WILDERNESS, noun. A wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War.
WILDERNESS, noun. A wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers".
WILDERNESS, noun. A bewildering profusion; "the duties of citizenship are lost sight of in the wilderness of interests of individuals and groups"; "a wilderness of masts in the harbor".

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