Empty of people
Dark and depressing
Having been given up and left alone
Dejected due to the awareness of being alone
In low spirits
To destroy completely as or as if by conquering
How very desolate must that one be.
It was a desolate wasteland except for some grazing sheep.
Wilson said kindly: "Why, my boy, you look desolate."
What can have made something so desolate so very fair?
The feeling is not desolate, but promises impending revelation.