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Definition of Desolate
DesolateDesolate 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
2. To lay waste; to ruin; to ravage; as, a fire desolates a
Constructed in the very heart of a desolating war.
--Sparks. DesolateDesolate 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.
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