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

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