Desolation Definition

dĕsə-lāshən, dĕz-
noun
The act or an instance of desolating.
American Heritage
A making desolate; laying waste.
Webster's New World
A desolate condition.
Webster's New World
Devastation; ruin.
A drought that brought desolation to the region.
American Heritage
Lonely grief; misery.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Desolation

Noun

Singular:
desolation
Plural:
desolations

Origin of Desolation

  • From Old French desolacion, from Latin dēsōlātiō.

    From Wiktionary

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