Example sentences for: desolate

How can you use “desolate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The landscape is alternately rich and arid, lush and desolate.

  • Inland from the urban jungle of L.A. lies the dry and desolate expanse of the Mojave Desert, a vast, empty landscape that stretches 200 miles (322 km) to the Nevada border.

  • This desolate national park was formed largely over the course of 16 cataclysmic months during 1730 and 1731.

  • As an intriguing exercise in modern industrial archaeology, its desolate log cabins and colliery installations have become a coal mining village museum.

  • You know, in English novels people and large hounds are always chasing about on desolate moors, amid gorse and bracken.

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