Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being deserted, uninhabited, or desolate.

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  • noun The state or quality of being deserted.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The words pile up into an impression of smallness, desertedness, things long gone and vanished away.

    February 11th, 2009

  • The gentle swooshing sound put him at ease, but the desertedness of the streets left him a little on edge.

    The Outlaw's Last Stand

  • It was just the darkness, the coldness, the desertedness.

    SCANDAL

  • It was just the darkness, the coldness, the desertedness.

    SCANDAL

  • It was just the darkness, the coldness, the desertedness.

    SCANDAL

  • It was just the darkness, the coldness, the desertedness.

    SCANDAL

  • I guess I Am Legend sort of fits the bill, I hear, as far as desertedness goes.

    Horticultural horror « Jahsonic

  • It might almost have been said that the one place in which one would not have expected to come upon him was in just such a solitude as now surrounded the speakers -- at least in this deepest hour of its desertedness.

    Short Stories for English Courses

  • There it stands, the symbol of decayed reputation, in its old age still retaining the primness of its youth; neither drooping in its infirmities under the weight of their burden, nor losing in its desertedness the fine lustre of its foliage; and in its disgrace still bearing itself proudly, as if conscious that its former honors were deserved, and not forgetting that dignity which becomes one who has fallen without dishonor.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 35, September, 1860

  • Both going and returning, he had been struck with the general desertedness of the streets, but realized that in all probability every one would be resting after the scenes of the morning.

    The Mark of the Beast

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