Definitions For Desolate


  • Cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
  • Reduce in population
  • Leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
  • To make (someone) feel very sad and lonely for a long time
  • To damage (a place) in such a way that it is no longer suitable for people to live in


  • Crushed by grief
  • Providing no shelter or sustenance

Is Desolate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Desolate is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Desolate in a Sentence

  • A desolate house abandoned many years ago
  • Destitute and desolate since her husband walked out on her
  • Totally desolated the city with aerial bombs

Synonyms for Desolate

Antonyms for Desolate

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