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Pronunciation

Adjective

desolate (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
desolate

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. deserted and devoid of inhabitants
  2. barren and lifeless
  3. made unfit for habitation or use
  4. dismal or dreary
  5. sad, forlorn and hopeless

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Verb

Infinitive
to desolate

Third person singular
desolat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to desolate (third-person singular simple present desolat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To deprive somewhere of inhabitants; to devastate or lay waste somewhere; to abandon or forsake something; to make someone sad, forlorn and hopeless.

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Italian

Adjective

desolate

  1. Feminine plural of desolato

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