(of a place) Deserted of people and in a state of bleak and dismal emptiness,
(of a place) Deserted of people and in a state of bleak and dismal emptiness
a desolate moor
Feeling or showing misery, unhappiness, or loneliness
I suddenly felt desolate and bereft
Make (a place) bleakly and depressingly empty or bare
the droughts that desolated the dry plains
Make (someone) feel utterly wretched and unhappy
he was desolated by the deaths of his treasured friends
abandon: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
bare: providing no shelter or sustenance; "bare rocky hills"; "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark landscape"
crushed by grief; "depressed and desolate of soul"; "a low desolate wail"
depopulate: reduce in population; "The epidemic depopulated the countryside"
lay waste to: cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
(desolately) in grief-stricken loneliness; without comforting circumstances or prospects
(desolation) devastation: the state of being decayed or destroyed
(desolation) bleakness: a bleak and desolate atmosphere; "the nakedness of the landscape"
(desolation) forlornness: sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
Desolation is the first full-length studio album by progressive rock band Amphoteric. Although the album was praised by critics and earned the band an almost 'cult-like' following, it received marginal commercial success. It is the only album which features the original lineup.
To deprive somewhere of inhabitants; to devastate or lay waste somewhere; to abandon or forsake something; to make someone sad, forlorn and hopeless; deserted and devoid of inhabitants; barren and lifeless; made unfit for habitation or use; dismal or dreary; sad, forlorn and hopeless
(desolating) ravaged, deserted, abandoned; barren or laid waste; devastated; deprived or destitute of inhabitants; deserted; uninhabited