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  Definition of Desolation
  1. an event that results in total destruction
  2. sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
  3. a bleak and desolate atmosphere
  4. the state of being decayed or destroyed
Similar Words: devastation, forlornness, loneliness, bleakness

 

Hyponyms: ruin, ruination, blight

 

Derivational Morphology: lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge, depopulate, abandon, forsake, desert

 

 
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