Desolateness \Des"o*late*ness\, n. The state of being desolate. [1913 Webster]

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  • desolateness — noun see desolate I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • desolateness — See desolately. * * * …   Universalium

  • desolateness — noun The state of being desolate or barren …   Wiktionary

  • desolateness — des·o·late·ness || desÉ™lÉ™tnɪs n. emptiness, barrenness, bleakness; despondency, depression …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desolateness — des·o·late·ness …   English syllables

  • desolateness — ]ələ̇tnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being desolate : loneliness, bleakness …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

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