desolation


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a desolate sense of loss

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the state of being decayed or destroyed

a bleak and desolate atmosphere

sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned

an event that results in total destruction

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At first he cried softly to himself, then he cried loudly to the pitiless desolation that ringed him around; and for a long time after he was shaken by great dry sobs.
Often their yelps drifted across the desolation, and once he saw three of them slinking away before his path.
Back and forth across the desolation drifted their howls, weaving the very air into a fabric of menace that was so tangible that he found himself, arms in the air, pressing it back from him as it might be the walls of a wind- blown tent.
Then began as grim a tragedy of existence as was ever played - a sick man that crawled, a sick wolf that limped, two creatures dragging their dying carcasses across the desolation and hunting each other's lives.
The desolation wrought by that flood had left little visible trace on the face of the earth, five years after.
Lehigh Hanson Materials announced it is abandoning its application to pursue exploratory surface drilling in the Lloyd Creek area just north of Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada.
I remember the communities where there was despair, which Conservative ministers refused to visit, I remember the desolation in the faces that they chose never to see.
The other end of the Valley of Desolation -- the claims process -- is also typically very difficult to manage, often because the clients have had no engagement or meaningful relationship with the insurer, and they may not know how to navigate the system.
ABSOLUTELY WIZARD: Ian McKellen in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
a kingdom divided stand, a kingdom divided against itself is brought against itself is brought into desolation.
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (12) BILBO Baggins (Martin Freeman), wise wizard Gandalf The Grey (Sir Ian McKellen) and the company of dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) head towards the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their lost gold from the dragon Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch).
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (Cert 12) BILBO Baggins (Martin Freeman), wise wizard Gandalf The Grey (Sir Ian McKellen) and the company of dwarves, head towards the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their lost gold from the dragon Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch).
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (Cert 12) BILBO Baggins (Martin Freeman), wise wizard Gandalf The Grey (Sir Ian McKellen) and the company of dwarves head towards the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their lost gold from the dragon Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch).
The visual effects team of "The Hobbit 2: The Desolation of Smaug" has just released a (http://www.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles: Art and Design explores the second film in the Hobbit trilogy and explores not only the theme of the story, but the design and development of the movie as a whole.