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Desolation

Des`o`la´tion
n.1.The act of desolating or laying waste; destruction of inhabitants; depopulation.
2.The state of being desolated or laid waste; ruin; solitariness; destitution; gloominess.
You would have sold your king to slaughter, . . .
And his whole kingdom into desolation.
- Shak.
3.A place or country wasted and forsaken.
How is Babylon become a desolation!
- Jer. l. 23.
Noun1.desolation - the state of being decayed or destroyed
Synonyms: devastation
2.desolation - a bleak and desolate atmosphere
Synonyms: bleakness
3.desolation - sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
4.desolation - an event that results in total destruction
Synonyms: devastation
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