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Definition of Desolate

Desolate
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. 2. To lay waste; to ruin; to ravage; as, a fire desolates a city. Constructed in the very heart of a desolating war. --Sparks.
Desolate
Desolate Des"o*late, a. [L. desolatus, p. p. of desolare to leave alone, forsake; de- + solare to make lonely, solus alone. See Sole, a.] 1. Destitute or deprived of inhabitants; deserted; uninhabited; hence, gloomy; as, a desolate isle; a desolate wilderness; a desolate house. I will make Jerusalem . . . a den of dragons, and I will make the cities of Judah desolate, without an inhabitant. --Jer. ix. 11. And the silvery marish flowers that throng The desolate creeks and pools among. --Tennyson. 2. Laid waste; in a ruinous condition; neglected; destroyed; as, desolate altars. 3. Left alone; forsaken; lonely; comfortless. Have mercy upon, for I am desolate. --Ps. xxv. 16. Voice of the poor and desolate. --Keble. 4. Lost to shame; dissolute. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 5. Destitute of; lacking in. [Obs.] I were right now of tales desolate. --Chaucer. Syn: Desert; uninhabited; lonely; waste.

Meaning of Desolate from wikipedia

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