uninhabitated area; barrenness
- When I was 19—long before I ever thought I would land a career writing about space—I dreamed I was standing on the surface of Mars, looking over a rusted desert dotted with rocks, stuck in a perpetual lukewarm dusk, transfixed by the desolation.
- A breakup letter from you after 10 months once again sows in me the same desolation of that goodbye.
- All the little rootlets of sentiment which must be cut off in the process bleed and suffer and a period of desolation as well as isolation must ensue in all such cases.
- Unlike corporate behemoths of an earlier age, Amazon doesn’t want an enormous corporate campus, with a security perimeter, designated entrances and a lush landscape of meticulously curated grassy desolation and green despair.
- Saudi photographer Moath Alofi evokes desolation with a wide shot of desert sprinkled with abandoned cars.
- It is the desolation of exiled Tibetans that dominates the tenor here, but it is not the only one.
- As you work through the collection, the scenes become more stagnant, more still, as desolation takes over.
- The first is our quintessentially modern desolation, a “falling in all directions.”
- Some people assume that if you can't speak or hear, you live in a cage of silence and desolation.
- His up-tempo songs had undercurrents of solitude, and the ballads that became his specialty were suffused with stoic desolation.
- The door was open, and the woman and the child stood dumbfounded and overwhelmed in a scene of incredible desolation.
- For the nation and the kingdom that will not serve thee, shall perish: and the Gentiles shall be wasted with desolation.
- Under the type of breaking a potter's vessel, the prophet foresheweth the desolation of the Jews for their sins.
- And all this land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment: and all these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
- A prophecy of the desolation of Moab for their pride: but their captivity shall at last be released.