Example sentences for: desolation

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

  • Fuerteventura is barren and windswept almost to the point of desolation — or grandeur, depending on your point of view.

  • Take a walk out across that glaring expanse of baked salt — the atmosphere of desolation is almost exhilarating.

  • In the shoes vibrates the silent call of the earth, its quiet gift of the ripening grain and its unexplained self-refusal in the fallow desolation of the wintry field."

  • Criticizing the United States, the paper concluded, "the desolation of East Asia is too high a price to pay for the freedom of international finance."


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