desolate

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

desolate

adjective

Definition of DESOLATE

2
sad from lack of companionship or separation from others <destitute and desolate since her husband walked out on her>
Near Antonyms accompanied, attended, escorted
3
left unoccupied or unused <a desolate mining town that had its brief heyday more than a century ago>
4
producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation <wild, desolate plains on which only the hardiest could survive>
Near Antonyms arable, tillable; green, sylvan, verdant

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up desolate[adjective]? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).