(1) There lay the great, rolling mattress of the Moor, a vast and desolate place protected on all its sides by uprearing mountains.(2) My fellow writers if my words have left you feeling a trifle depressed and desolate , cheer up.(3) The world sees the desert as a desolate land offering only hardship and discomfort.(4) Those poems are all the more welcome after walking through more desolate places.(5) I did not ask him whether he was happy or unhappy - I know he is pretty desolate most of time.(6) But they are not being forced to stay in this desolate place against their will.(7) Nevertheless, although Herbert becomes desolate , he never despairs.(8) John dropped me off where the road splits, a desolate place.(9) She was now staring at a bleak and desolate landscape with nothing in the horizon but impassable mountains and valleys.(10) Erik told them that such a meal if eaten regularly could sustain them across even the most arid and desolate lands.(11) Bereavement is feeling grief, feeling desolate , or feeling deprived after the loss of a loved one.(12) But the Arctic challenge will be his biggest test, not only pulling his sled in the most desolate place in the world but without experienced guides to assist him along the way.(13) I hold true to my belief that there is beauty in even the most desolate places.(14) It made me realise how utterly desolate I had felt over the last few weeks.(15) From what they could see it was a desolate place, huge walls of reddish rock on all sides of them, with trees growing thickly on top of the cliffs.(16) We can't begin to imagine how the geologists survived so long in this wild and desolate place.