desolated
desolated desolated adj. reduced to a barren and lifeless state.

Syn: blasted, desolate, devastated, ravaged, ruined, wasted. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • desolated — adj a desolated village • • • Main Entry: ↑desolate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Desolated — Desolate Des o*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Desolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Desolating}.] 1. To make desolate; to leave alone; to deprive of inhabitants; as, the earth was nearly desolated by the flood. [1913 Webster] 2. To lay waste; to ruin; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desolated — Synonyms and related words: ausgespielt, bankrupt, blasted, blighted, broken, broken down, brokenhearted, crushed, cut up, destroyed, devastated, done for, done in, down and out, fallen, finished, gone to pot, heart stricken, heart struck,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • desolated — des·o·late || desÉ™lÉ™t v. make miserable; abandon, neglect; deprive of inhabitants, depopulate adj. abandoned, lonesome, neglected; miserable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blasted desolate desolated devastated ravaged ruined wasted — destroyed destroyed adj. 1. p. p. of {destroy}. [Narrower terms: {annihilated, exterminated, wiped out(predicate)}; {blasted, desolate, desolated, devastated, ravaged, ruined, wasted}; {blighted, spoilt}; {blotted out, obliterate, obliterated};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desolate — desolates, desolating, desolated (The adjective is pronounced [[t]de̱sələt[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]de̱səleɪt[/t]].) 1) ADJ GRADED A desolate place is empty of people and lacking in comfort. ...a desolate landscape of flat green fields… …   English dictionary

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  • desolate — adj. & v. adj. 1 left alone; solitary. 2 (of a building or place) uninhabited, ruined, neglected, barren, dreary, empty (a desolate moor). 3 forlorn; wretched; miserable (was left desolate and weeping). v.tr. 1 depopulate or devastate; lay waste… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Desolate — Des o*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Desolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Desolating}.] 1. To make desolate; to leave alone; to deprive of inhabitants; as, the earth was nearly desolated by the flood. [1913 Webster] 2. To lay waste; to ruin; to ravage; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Desolating — Desolate Des o*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Desolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Desolating}.] 1. To make desolate; to leave alone; to deprive of inhabitants; as, the earth was nearly desolated by the flood. [1913 Webster] 2. To lay waste; to ruin; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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