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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. desolate: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. desolate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. desolate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. desolate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. desolate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. desolate: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. desolate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Desolate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. desolate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. desolate: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  11. desolate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. desolate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Desolate, desolate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. desolate: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. desolate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. desolate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Desolate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Desolate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. desolate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. desolate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. desolate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. desolate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. desolate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. desolate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. desolate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. desolate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. desolate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. desolate: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. desolate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. desolate: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
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desolate: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. desolate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (desolate)

verb:  reduce in population
verb:  leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
verb:  devastate or ravage
adjective:  crushed by grief ("Depressed and desolate of soul")
adjective:  pitiable in circumstances especially through abandonment ("Desolate and despairing")
adjective:  made uninhabitable
adjective:  providing no shelter or sustenance ("The desolate surface of the moon")

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Phrases that include desolate:   the desolate man, the desolate one

Words similar to desolate:   barren, lorn, ravage, stark, abandon, bare, blasted, bleak, depopulate, desert, desolated, desolately, desolateness, desolater, desolating, desolatingly, desolator, devastate, devastated, forlorn, more...

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