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The meaning of Desolate

Desolate – definition


(of a place) uninhabited and giving an impression of bleak emptiness.

Usage examples:

A desolate pennine moor

Feeling or showing great unhappiness or loneliness.

Usage examples:

I suddenly felt desolate and bereft

Make (someone) feel utterly wretched and unhappy.

Usage examples:

He was desolated by the deaths of his treasured friends

(of a place) having no living things; empty

Usage examples:

A desolate landscape, when her son left for a year abroad, she felt desolate.

Desolate translation into English

Desolate: translate from English into Chinese

Translate desolate into Chinese (Simplified)}
荒凉, 凄凉, 苍凉, 荒, 冷冷清清, 悲凉, 落寞, 冷落, 荒僻, 惘, 萧条, 冷淡

Desolate: translate from English into Dutch

Translate desolate into Dutch}
Troosteloos, Verlaten, Woest, Eenzaam, Somber, Naargeestig

Desolate: translate from English into French

Translate desolate into French}
Désolé, Déserté, Solitaire, Ravagé, Délaissé, Ravager, Affligé, Détruire, Au désespoir, Se désoler, S'affliger

Desolate: translate from English into German

Translate desolate into German}
Verwüsten, Öde, Wüst, Trostlos, Verlassen, Untröstlich machen

Desolate: translate from English into Hindi

Translate desolate into Hindi}
उजाड़, निर्जन, सुनसान, वीरान, सूना, अकेला, तनहा, बेमरम्मत, असंख्य, निर्जन करना, ग़ैर-आबाद

Desolate: translate from English into Italian

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Desolate: translate from English into Korean

Translate desolate into Korean}
황량한, 쓸쓸한, 내버려진

Desolate: translate from English into Russian

Translate desolate into Russian}
Заброшенный, Безлюдный, Покинутый, Несчастный, Одинокий, Необитаемый, Запустелый, Запущенный, Неутешный, Приводить в отчаяние, Делать несчастным, Разорять, Опустошать, Обезлюдить, Разрушенный

Desolate: translate from English into Spanish

Translate desolate into Spanish}
Solitario, Asolar, Abandonado, Afligido, Arruinado

Word origin

late Middle English: from Latin desolatus ‘abandoned’, past participle of desolare, from de- ‘thoroughly’ + solus ‘alone’.

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