Desolation in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Desolation

The act of desolating or laying waste; destruction of inhabitants; depopulation. | The state of being desolated or laid waste | A place or country wasted and forsaken.

Short Example Sentence for Desolation

  • 1. What a desolation is this! 🔊
  • 2. Her desolation was extreme. 🔊
  • 3. All was desolation and disarray. 🔊
  • 4. The solitude and desolation were awful. 🔊
  • 5. A vast desolation surrounded them. 🔊
  • 6. With diamonds make her desolation bright. 🔊
  • 7. A great desolation took possession of the girl. 🔊
  • 8. Then was there desolation in the Sancerrois. 🔊
  • 9. In truth all that night had been the abomination of desolation to me. 🔊
  • 10. If there is the desert desolation there is also the desert freedom. 🔊
  • 11. Amidst the desolation around us, the river kept alive our hopes. 🔊

How to use Desolation in Sentence?

  • 1. I can well remember what a feeling of loneliness and desolation now took possession of me. 🔊
  • 2. The atmosphere of winter gave the desolation she had passed through a special charm. 🔊
  • 3. Those who waited and moved too late, perished in the desolation that came to pass. 🔊
  • 4. Evening was drawing on, and a sort of grey desolation seemed to be creeping over the plains. 🔊
  • 5. Before sundown they were many miles away, leaving behind desolation and blank dismay. 🔊
  • 6. This deserted, ruinous hut only added a new touch of desolation to the dreary gully. 🔊
  • 7. How different was this solitude from the self-inflicted desolation which I had once endured? 🔊
  • 8. The war had brought mourning and desolation to the upper-class homes of England. 🔊
  • 9. Mercedes exclaimed, in low, tremulous tones, that revealed all the desolation she felt. 🔊
  • 10. For, though I could be nothing to the worthy man, I pitied his desolation and his hopeless love. 🔊
  • 11. The cause of all this desolation was just the ignorance of its promoters as to the functions of a cathedral. 🔊
  • 12. Since then my friend has given his life, and has left in one heart a desolation that is worse than death. 🔊
  • 13. It was very silent, though not with the desolation which often broods over a large house thinly inhabited. 🔊
  • 14. Something in the very desolation of the marshes seemed to help thought, perhaps by the absence of any distracting object. 🔊
  • 15. But of a sudden I had the sensation of looking into the utter bleakness and desolation of interstellar space. 🔊
  • 16. No living thing stirred, save now and then a prairie owl flitting through the gloom added to the sombre desolation of the scene. 🔊
  • 17. But in the desolation of that moment he dropped Sunlocks from his shoulder, and threw himself down beside him. 🔊
  • 18. The ghastly desolation of the place was as tremendously complete as if Dore had furnished the working-plans for it. 🔊
  • 19. I have just said that there was nothing but death and desolation in these hideous places, but I forgot. 🔊
  • 20. By such soft illumination, the desolation of which one saw so much by day was passed over in the breadth of the great masses of light and shade. 🔊
  • 21. It is the scourge of scourges, the father of piracy and of murder, the mother of havoc, desolation and woe. 🔊
  • 22. The desolation upon which the plodding engineer planted his theodolite three-score-and-ten years ago is a colossal hive of human activity. 🔊
  • 23. Without any semblance of hesitation, this gallant young American swung forth to the desolation and chaos he had just quitted. 🔊
  • 24. Such were the arguments of that Voice of the river, the old, familiar arguments of desolation and despair. 🔊
  • 25. And almost every village in the Island groans under want, and courts even the desolation of contested revolution for a change. 🔊
  • 26. I was disappointed in my wish; she was removed, who constituted my only felicity in this life: desolation came to my heart, and misery to my head. 🔊
  • 27. A memory hangs about me of the House in the early afternoon, an inhumane desolation inhabited almost entirely by silk hats. 🔊
  • 28. One would have preferred receiving from any other than a Frenchman so dreary a picture of the desolation mainly wrought by Frenchmen. 🔊
  • 29. There was the boundary of Red Oaks and there started a desolation that ran as far as his eye could reach. 🔊