Desertness Des"ert*ness, n. A deserted condition. [R.] ``The desertness of the country.'' --Udall.

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  • desertness — ˈdezə(r)tnə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English desertnes, from desert (II) + nes ness : the condition of being like a desert that air of spellbound desertness which so significantly invests the isles Herman Melville …   Useful english dictionary

  • desertness — des·ert·ness …   English syllables

  • 荒漠 — huāngmò (1) [desert; wilderness]∶植物稀疏及人口密度很低的干旱地区; 荒凉的旷野 (2) [desertness]∶像沙漠一样的情况 那种令人迷惑的荒漠气氛意味深长地笼罩着这群岛屿 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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