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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to desolation:   (122 results)

Often used in the same context:
despair, hopelessness, emptiness, bleakness, barrenness, wretchedness, endlessness, despondency, deadness, aloneness, grimness, melancholy, drear, starkness, ugliness, hideousness, joylessness, loneliness, nothingness, anguish, lifelessness, blankness, devastation, drabness, anomie, squalor, misery, sadness, despoliation, privation, fatalism, dispair, longing, horribleness, shabbiness, destitution, sorrow, sublimity, abysses, foreboding, darkness, purposelessness, lonesomeness, ennui, dreariness, joyousness, impermanence, strangeness, elegiac, dejection, beastliness, splendor, abjection, heartbreak, stillness, apartness, immensity, tristesse, inexorability, dankness, inwardness, dinginess, mundanity, aimlessness, solitude, mournfulness, lushness, transience, murderousness, ghastliness, rootlessness, unquiet, banality, disquietude, magnificence, agony, melancholia, forlornness, hopefulness, moroseness, deracination, mistiness, loveliness, dullness, sordidness, serenity, helplessness, greyness, evanescence, effulgence, weltschmerz, boundlessness, powerlessness, darkling, enchantment, edenic, wordsworthian, revenant, grandeur, wasteland, presentiment, contentment, desperation, consternation, nakedness

More specific:
blight

Appears in the definition of:
book of lamentations, lamentations

More general:
deterioration, gloom, gloominess, glumness, impairment, ruin, ruination, sadness, unhappiness

Synonyms:
bleakness, devastation, forlornness, loneliness, ruin

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— Adjectives for desolation: utter, such, general, spiritual, complete, present, awful, moral, terrible, universal, vast, more...

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See desolation used in context: 73 rhymes, 11 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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