desolation[ des-uh-ley-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF desolation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESOLATION
She returned at last to her little home, to find it a scene of desolation.
There was a monotone of desolation as she went on speaking in a whisper meant for the ears of no other.
For him this was desolation, such a catastrophe that he forgot his torments.
Far and wide lay a ruined country, yielding nothing but desolation.
Yet there was a grandeur in my desolation that would have elevated my heart but for the fear.
I tried to shake off the feeling of desolation as I went to my bed of boughs.
It was as if something divine within me awoke to outface the desolation.
Vivian entered the house; but who shall describe the scene of desolation!
But his art surely saved him securely from her sense of desolation.
The fire he kindled had destroyed, like the spirit of desolation.