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synonyms for desolately

  • desperately
  • sadly
  • dispiritedly
  • cynically
  • darkly
  • dejectedly
  • despairingly
  • despondently
  • disconsolately
  • dismally
  • emptily
  • gloomily
  • pessimistically
  • spiritlessly
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antonyms for desolately

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  • confidently
  • expectantly
  • hopefully
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How to use desolately in a sentence

Without any money for additional workers, the couple worked the desolate fields all day, likening themselves to Adam and Eve.
MINARI AND THE REAL KOREAN-AMERICAN IMMIGRANTS WHO HAVE FARMED U.S. SOIL FOR MORE THAN A CENTURYANDREW R. CHOWFEBRUARY 12, 2021TIME
With visitors expected to adhere to strict quarantine rules, or banned from visiting countries altogether, once busy airports and hotels have become desolate.
TRAVEL WILL RETURN IN 2021—BUT IT WON’T BE ANY FUNTRIPTI LAHIRIJANUARY 31, 2021QUARTZ
What should be a joyous and celebratory event has turned into a desolate scene where millions fear for the safety of the incoming president and vice president.
THIS IS NOT A ‘PEACEFUL TRANSITION’TRACY MORANJANUARY 20, 2021OZY
Because the moon is a desolate place with no atmosphere, its surface is a pristine record of meteorite impacts over time.
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For two hours she sat desolately on the horse block and then sadly entered the house with a cold in her head.
THE INCUBATOR BABYELLIS PARKER BUTLER
As the light broke over the bay, coldly pink and desolately gleaming, Captain Joe got up and looked about him.
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
For with all her activity and with all the attention she seemed to receive, Cordelia's life was still a desolately lonely one.
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
It was a gloomy winter's day, the waters rolled on black and sullen, and the dry leaves rustled desolately beneath my feet.
EUGENE ARAM, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
She stayed all day in a flat, desolately quiet, waiting for one moment when the dearest and best came home.
MARRIED LIFEMAY EDGINTON
As she passed Ethan's chair their eyes met and clung together desolately.
ETHAN FROMEEDITH WHARTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DESOLATELY

  • cynically
  • darkly
  • dejectedly
  • desolately
  • despairingly
  • desperately
  • despondently
  • disconsolately
  • dismally
  • dispiritedly
  • emptily
  • gloomily
  • pessimistically
  • sadly
  • spiritlessly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.