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English definition of “desolation”

desolation

noun [U] (SADNESS)    /ˌdes.əlˈeɪ.ʃən/
the state of feeling sad and alone: a feeling of utter desolationSadness and regret
(Definition of desolation noun (SADNESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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