1. [ noun ] the state of being decayed or destroyed
Synonyms: ruin devastation
Related terms: deterioration ruin blight lay_waste_to
2. [ noun ] sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
Synonyms: loneliness forlornness
Related terms: sadness abandon
3. [ noun ] a bleak and desolate atmosphere
Synonyms: bleakness
Related terms: gloom lay_waste_to
4. [ noun ] an event that results in total destruction
Synonyms: devastation
Related terms: ruin lay_waste_to
Similar spelling:   desolate