desolate

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • They represent to my mind desolate people whose last remaining friend is dead. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII., by Guy de Maupassant
  • But he will be desolated if he may not play to you later. Cited from The Lion's Share, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • His wife left him, taking their two children with her, leaving him desolate and broke.
  • I should be desolated to see my daughter step out in that way. Cited from The Young Franc Tireurs, by G. A. Henty
  • He felt as if something fine were lost to him, and the land outside was so desolate! Cited from Other Main-Travelled Roads, by Hamlin Garland
  • I am beyond measure desolated that you should have so spoken to me. Cited from The Trampling of the Lilies, by Rafael Sabatini #9
  • The state of the population's general health at that time was beyond desolate.
  • The whole country, during these long winter months, appears white, desolate, and silent. Cited from Away in the Wilderness, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The castle became desolate and was left to be a source of construction material.
  • If she would only come, what a bright, happy thing it would be in their desolated home! Cited from The Witness, by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • Why should we run the risk of having our cities destroyed and our lands desolated a second time? Cited from Edison's Conquest of Mars, by Garrett Putnam Serviss
  • He takes up a job as station master in desolate station.
  • The five characters go onto the surface, where they find it desolate.
  • He was quite determined to lift the family out of their desolate situation.
  • For two or three days we had been travelling through a region very wild and desolate. Cited from The Aztec Treasure-House, by Thomas Allibone Janvier
  • The island, while desolate, is home to some major oil and gas sites.
  • The only care that occupied him until his last moment was the desolate condition of the Church.
  • Communities grew up in what had once been a desolate region.
  • The flower of her young men had been cut down, and many homes made desolate. Cited from Woman's Work in the Civil War, by Brockett and Vaughan
  • Thirty years and more she has been my companion, and her death has left me very desolate'.
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