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desolate

Synonyms:

adjective
abandoned
forsaken.
all
desolate.
brokenhearted
heartsick, wretched, inconsolable, heartsore, griefstricken.
depressed
dysphoric, melancholic, heavy-hearted, tristful.
depressed, despondent
acheronian, bereft, black, blue, cheerless, comfortless, dejected, disconsolate, dismal, dolorous, down, downcast, forlorn, funereal, gloomy, hurting, inconsolable, joyless, melancholy, miserable, somber, tragic, wretched, Companionless, in a blue funk.
inconsolable
unconsolable.
lorn
cast aside, cast away, given up, sidelined, on the rocks, left in the cold, passed up, pigeon-holed, side-tracked.
melancholic
in a blue funk, taken down, low-down, lowdown, in blue funk, in the toilet, torn up.
scrubby
Curer, down-at-heel, all the worse for wear, down at heel, poter.
tenebrific
tenebrific.
unfrequented
good sense, train of thought, syllogistics, antithesis and synthesis, course of thought.
unknown
unidentified, Incog, so-and-so, such-and-such, unexplained, unnoted, unperceived, unrecognized, unrevealed, uncelebrated, Unapprehended, Unascertained, Unrenowned, unheard of, far off, little known, so and so, such and such.
untamed
wild.
unused, barren
abandoned, bare, bleak, derelict, desert, destroyed, dreary, empty, forsaken, godforsaken, isolated, lonely, lonesome, lorn, ruined, solitary, unfrequented, uninhabited, unoccupied, vacant, waste, wild.
noun
desolate
abandon, bare, barren, blasted, bleak, depopulate, desert, desolated, destroyed, devastate, devastated, disconsolate, forlorn, forsake, forsaken, godforsaken, inconsolable, inhospitable, lay waste to, lorn, ravage, ravaged, ruined, stark, unconsolable, waste, wasted.
gloomy
dismal, dolorous, downcast, melancholy, sad.
in low spirits
blue, dejected, depressed, dispirited, down, downhearted, dull, dysphoric, gloomy, happy, low, melancholic, spiritless, unhappy, wistful, heavy-hearted, tristful.
verb
depressing
dismal.
destroy
abolish, annihilate, atomize, bulldoze, decimate, demolish, destroy, devastate, disintegrate, dismantle, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, flatten, level, mow down, pulverize, raze, smash, tear down, vaporize, wreck, lay waste, rip to shreds.
ravage, destroy
depopulate, desecrate, despoil, devastate, devour, pillage, plunder, ruin, sack, Depredate, Spoliate, lay waste, lay low.
Examples of usage:
  1. And the angels will be nearest To a soul that's desolate. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  2. The picture of friendless poverty, more bitterly desolate than any even they had known, had gone to their hearts and melted them. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  3. This made Frederick feel very desolate. – The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child
  4. All his soul and senses were bent on that desolate young creature. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  5. When Susanna came back from school in the evening she was almost more desolate than before. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope

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