Antonyms for desolateˈdɛs ə lɪt; -ˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark(adj)

    providing no shelter or sustenance

    Antonyms:
    consolable, hospitable

    Synonyms:
    spare, bare(a), devoid, perfect(a), consummate(a), blunt, unornamented, austere, au naturel(p), bare, raw, marginal, arrant(a), black, severe, gross(a), staring(a), simple(a), stripped, desolate, destitute, mere(a), cutting, everlasting(a), double-dyed(a), crude(a), dim, complete(a), innocent, plain, nude, unsheathed, pure(a), unfinished, barren, stark(a), unadulterated, thoroughgoing(a), free, naked, bleak, unembellished, sodding(a), scanty, stark, utter(a), stern

  2. desolate(verb)

    crushed by grief

    Antonyms:
    hospitable, consolable

    Synonyms:
    stark, barren, bleak, bare

  3. abandon, forsake, desolate, desert(verb)

    leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch

    Antonyms:
    hospitable, consolable

    Synonyms:
    waste, devastate, give up, desert, lay waste to, abandon, vacate, scourge, empty, depopulate, defect, forsake, ravage, desolate

  4. depopulate, desolate(verb)

    reduce in population

    Antonyms:
    hospitable, consolable

    Synonyms:
    waste, ravage, devastate, desert, abandon, scourge, lay waste to, depopulate, forsake, desolate

  5. lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge(verb)

    cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

    Antonyms:
    consolable, hospitable

    Synonyms:
    waste, harry, scourge, emaciate, flagellate, abandon, blow, forsake, run off, devastate, desert, neutralise, pine away, neutralize, desolate, consume, macerate, ware, depopulate, languish, liquidate, squander, ravage, do in, rot, knock off, lay waste to

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