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Desolately

adverb
1.
In grief-stricken loneliness; without comforting circumstances or prospects.  Synonym: disconsolately.






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"Desolately" Quotes from Famous Books



... He stopped, staring desolately at the ground. Eleanor threw in a few gentle words and phrases, and presently he ...
— Eleanor • Mrs. Humphry Ward

... of my own chamber, I could hear the old Captain tramping desolately about the Ark, calling, "Ma! ma!" Could hear the outside door swung open, and imagine Grandpa's wild face peering into the darkness, while still he called; "Ma! ma! where be ye? It's half ...
— Cape Cod Folks • Sarah P. McLean Greene

... heights of Norcia rose forbidding. This is the kind of panorama that dilates the soul. It is so large, so dignified, so beautiful in tranquil form. The opulent abundance of the plain contrasts with the severity of mountain ranges desolately grand; and the name of each of all those cities thrills the heart ...
— Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series • John Addington Symonds



Words linked to "Desolately" :   disconsolately



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