What is Desolate?
Desolate definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
barren or laid waste; devastated: a treeless, desolate landscape.
deprived or destitute of inhabitants; deserted; uninhabited.
solitary; lonely: a desolate place.
having the feeling of being abandoned by friends or by hope; forlorn.
dreary; dismal; gloomy: desolate prospects.
verb (used with object), desA.oA.latA.ed, desA.oA.latA.ing.
to lay waste; devastate.
to deprive of inhabitants; depopulate.
to make disconsolate.
to forsake or abandon.