Adjective "Desolate" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Desolate


    Definition:

    1. barren or laid waste; devastated: a treeless, desolate landscape.

    2. deprived or destitute of inhabitants; deserted; uninhabited.

    3. solitary; lonely: a desolate place.

    4. having the feeling of being abandoned by friends or by hope; forlorn.

    5. dreary; dismal; gloomy: desolate prospects. verb (used with object), desolated, desolating.

    6. to lay waste; devastate.

    7. to deprive of inhabitants; depopulate.

    8. to make disconsolate. 9. to forsake or abandon.|

    Examples:

    "teams can be desolate at defeats."

    "people can be desolate at times."

    "people can be desolate about chips."

    "people can be desolate."

    "places can be desolate."

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