desolately
adverb see desolate I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Desolately — Des o*late*ly, adv. In a desolate manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desolately — See desolate. * * * …   Universalium

  • desolately — adverb In a desolate manner …   Wiktionary

  • desolately — adv. in an abandoned way; miserably, wretchedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desolately — des·o·late·ly …   English syllables

  • desolately — adverb in grief stricken loneliness; without comforting circumstances or prospects • Syn: ↑disconsolately • Derived from adjective: ↑disconsolate (for: ↑disconsolately) …   Useful english dictionary

  • desolate — desolately, adv. desolateness, n. desolater, desolator, n. adj. /des euh lit/; v. /des euh layt /, adj., v., desolated, desolating. adj. 1. barren or laid waste; devastated: a treeless, desolate landscape …   Universalium

  • desolate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English desolat, from Latin desolatus, past participle of desolare to abandon, from de + solus alone Date: 14th century 1. devoid of inhabitants and visitors ; deserted 2. joyless, disconsolate, and sorrowful… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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