desolateness

All Noun
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  • Without father or mother or sisters or brothers desolateness of spirit fell upon him. Cited from My Robin, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The desolateness of the poor girls had perhaps been greater than their grief. Cited from Two Penniless Princesses, by Charlotte M. Yonge #5
  • The desolateness of my future life spread out before me. Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • There was a kind of desolateness in our life, though we did not understand it at the time. Cited from The Two Sides of the Shield, by C. M. Yonge
  • Of all those among whom she had lived in cold desolateness for so many years, one only had got near her heart. Cited from Castle Richmond, by Anthony Trollope
  • Did no ray of her native light steal forth after her into the desolateness of the world? Cited from Antonina, by Wilkie Collins
  • Even the very desolateness of the establishment had something in it that hit my fancy. Cited from Tales of a Traveller, by Washington Irving
  • A sense of desolateness was very strong on her, and that look in his dark eyes had seemed to blast her. Cited from The Three Brides, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Despite all the honors and blandishments of her position, the old feeling of desolateness came upon her. Cited from International Weekly Miscellany, Vol. I, No. 6, by Various
  • And the silent despairing desolateness of it all sunk down into my very soul. Cited from In the Sargasso Sea: A novel, by Thomas A. Janvier
  • My sense of desolateness no tongue can tell. Cited from The Sable Cloud, by Nehemiah Adams
  • She did not want to see anything; the desolateness of the great bare stretch of land frightened her. Cited from Dick and Brownie, by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • Perhaps he, too, felt something of the desolateness without and perhaps he, too, longed for some human companionship. Cited from The Long Shadow, by B. M. Bower
  • It most nearly produces the sense of desolateness and dreariness of any portion of the year. Cited from Sanders' Union Fourth Reader,by Charles W. Sanders
  • The chill desolateness of that room had been too much for poor little Fleda. Cited from Queechy, by Elizabeth Wetherell
  • It arose in one of her moments of great desolateness. Cited from A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • She knew well the desolateness of his life; his father's aversion from him, and its inevitable consequences. Cited from Bob Son of Battle, by Alfred Ollivant
  • The half-closed eyes seemed to be gazing over the vast wintry plain, lying in the brown desolateness of a February evening. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • What is there in this sound that suggests the tenderness of spring, the despair of a summer night, the desolateness of young love? Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V4
  • A vague sense of desolateness, of the turning-places of life, as real to children as to older folk, seemed to press suddenly down upon all three of us. Cited from Vanguards of the Plains, by Margaret McCarter
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