Here, only the twisting grey concrete under his tires disturbed the desolate wild.
The palm trees have gone, leaving a desolate wasteland of stumps reaching into the sky.
But Nev had been betrayed by his church, and his heart-broken death left his family poor and desolate.
The third body was found, partially clothed, in a dirt gulley of a desolate area, miles away in the county of Riverside.
Forty-five minutes north of Los Angeles, a desolate ranch is the setting for a deadly encounter.
That night the town was desolate, for all who could do so fled to Aiken or Columbia.
She feels so old, so weary, so desolate, that nothing matters.
It is a wild and desolate sea coast, defended by bars and strewn with wrecks.
How desolate was the scene on every side of the barren rock on which the Englishmen stood!
After having succeeded in stopping the affrighted animals, I took a careful survey of my desolate surroundings.
late 14c., from desolate (adj.). Related: Desolated; desolating.