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Abandoned; desolate; forlorn
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  1. Abandoned; desolate; forlorn
Having no residents; not inhabited.
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  1. Having no residents; not inhabited.
  2. Not inhabited; having no inhabitants
Without hope; desperate
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  1. Without hope; desperate
  2. Suggesting or characterized by sadness or loneliness:
  3. Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
Directed downward:
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  1. Directed downward:
  2. (Of a person) Feeling despondent.
  3. Very unhappy or discouraged; sad; dejected
Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
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  1. Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
  2. Sadly or soberly musing; pensive
  3. Sad and depressed; gloomy
(Archaic) Painful
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  1. (Archaic) Painful
  2. Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain.
  3. Very sorrowful or sad; mournful
Uninhabited:
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  1. Uninhabited:
  2. No longer occupied or used; abandoned:
  3. Abandoned
Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
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  1. Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
  2. Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
  3. Abandoned, deserted, or desolate:
Located in a dismal or remote area.
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  1. Located in a dismal or remote area.
  2. Desolate; forlorn
  3. Particularly awful; very bad; miserable; terrible.
Alone; solitary
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  1. Alone; solitary
  2. Of place or time, unfrequented by people; desolate.
  3. Without others of a similar kind; lone; solitary:
Unfrequented; desolate
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  1. Unfrequented; desolate
  2. Unhappy due to being alone; lonely
  3. Having or causing a lonely feeling
  1. Not frequented.
  2. Receiving few or no travelers or visitors:
Very dark
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  1. Very dark
  2. Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
  3. Being or characterized by morbid or grimly satiric humor:
Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
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  1. Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
  2. Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
  3. (Obs.) Pale; wan
Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
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  1. Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
  2. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a blue square, indicating an intermediate level of difficulty.
  3. Indecent; risqué:
Lacking cheer; depressing.
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  1. Lacking cheer; depressing.
  2. Devoid of cheer; gloomy
  3. Not cheerful; dismal; joyless; dreary
Sullen or threatening:
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  1. Sullen or threatening:
  2. Almost black
  3. Reflecting only a small fraction of incident light; tending toward black:
Causing gloom or misery; depressing
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  1. Causing gloom or misery; depressing
  2. Characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit:
  3. Dark and gloomy; bleak; dreary
Dismal; bleak.
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  1. Dismal; bleak.
  2. Boring; dull:
  3. Gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
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  1. Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
  2. Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
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  1. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
  2. Gloomy; dismal.
  3. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
Cheerless; dismal.
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  1. Cheerless; dismal.
  2. Without joy; unhappy, sad
Melancholy; dismal:
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  1. Melancholy; dismal:
  2. Dark; gloomy:
  3. Dark and gloomy or dull
Serving to obscure or darken.
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  1. Serving to obscure or darken.
  2. Making dark; obscuring
  3. Gloomy; dark.
(Geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
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  1. (Geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
  2. Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain. [First attested from 1350 to 1470]
  3. Deserted; forsaken.
Lacking something needed or expected:
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  1. Lacking something needed or expected:
  2. Suffering the death of a loved one; bereaved:
  3. Deprived, robbed, or devoid, as of life, hope, or happiness
An object that has been abandoned by its owner; an individual who is homeless, drunk or disorderly.
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  1. An object that has been abandoned by its owner; an individual who is homeless, drunk or disorderly.
  2. Deserted by an owner or keeper; abandoned:
  3. Deserted by the owner; abandoned; forsaken
Uninhabited:
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  1. Uninhabited:
  2. No longer occupied or used; abandoned:
  3. Abandoned
Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
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  1. Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
  2. Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
  3. Abandoned or deserted
Abandoned; desolate; forlorn
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  1. Abandoned; desolate; forlorn
(Old Poet.) Forsaken, forlorn, bereft, or desolate
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  1. (Old Poet.) Forsaken, forlorn, bereft, or desolate
  2. (Obs.) Lost, ruined, or undone
  3. Abandoned; forlorn.
Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
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  1. Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
  2. Without hope; desperate
  3. Lonely and sad; unhappy and neglected
Causing such a feeling
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  1. Causing such a feeling
  2. Standing apart from others of its kind; isolated
  3. Of person, without companions; solitary.
Producing such dejection:
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  1. Producing such dejection:
  2. Unhappy due to being alone; lonely
  3. Having or causing a lonely feeling
(Old Poet.) Forsaken, forlorn, bereft, or desolate
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  1. (Old Poet.) Forsaken, forlorn, bereft, or desolate
  2. (Obs.) Lost, ruined, or undone
  3. (Archaic) abandoned, lonely, forlorn
Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
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  1. Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
  2. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a blue square, indicating an intermediate level of difficulty.
  3. Indecent; risqué:
  1. Sad and dispirited.
  2. In low spirits; depressed; disheartened
Unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent
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  1. Unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent
  2. Lower in amount, degree, or position:
  3. Low in spirits; dejected.
Without energy, gusto or drive, enervated, without the will to accomplish, disheartened.
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  1. Without energy, gusto or drive, enervated, without the will to accomplish, disheartened.
  2. Affected or marked by low spirits; dejected.
Not permitted to advance further in the play because forward progress has stopped, especially by being tackled. Used of a ball carrier.
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  1. Not permitted to advance further in the play because forward progress has stopped, especially by being tackled. Used of a ball carrier.
  2. Low in spirits; depressed:
  3. Characterized by low or falling prices
Very unhappy or discouraged; sad; dejected
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  1. Very unhappy or discouraged; sad; dejected
  2. (Of eyes) Looking downwards.
  3. Low in spirits; depressed.
  1. Sad
  2. In low spirits; discouraged; dejected
Not vivid; not brilliant; dim
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  1. Not vivid; not brilliant; dim
  2. Cloudy or overcast:
  3. Not bright, vivid, or shiny:
Pertaining to dysphoria, or of being in a state of dysphoria
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  1. Pertaining to dysphoria, or of being in a state of dysphoria
Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
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  1. Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
  2. Showing or filled with gloom:
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Melancholy; depressed; sad.
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  1. Melancholy; depressed; sad.
Relatively small. Used of a cost, price, or other value:
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  1. Relatively small. Used of a cost, price, or other value:
  2. Cut to show the wearer's neck and chest; décolleté:
  3. Not loud; soft:
Of or relating to melancholia.
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  1. Of or relating to melancholia.
  2. Affected with or subject to melancholy.
  3. Filled with or affected by melancholy"”great sadness or depression, especially of a thoughtful or introspective nature.
Causing or tending to cause sadness or gloom:
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  1. Causing or tending to cause sadness or gloom:
  2. Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
  3. Sad and depressed; gloomy
Showing, expressing, or feeling sorrow or unhappiness:
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  1. Showing, expressing, or feeling sorrow or unhappiness:
  2. Dark or dull in color; drab
  3. Having, expressing, or showing low spirits or sorrow; unhappy; mournful; sorrowful
Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed
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  1. Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed
Sorrowful; gloomy.
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  1. Sorrowful; gloomy.
  2. (Archaic) Sad; sorrowful; melancholy
Not attended by or bringing good fortune; unlucky:
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  1. Not attended by or bringing good fortune; unlucky:
  2. Not suitable or apt; ill-chosen
  3. Not suitable; inappropriate:
  1. Sad and thoughtful
  2. Full of melancholy longing or wishful yearning:
  3. Full of yearning or longing
To overwhelm; confound; stun:
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  1. To overwhelm; confound; stun:
  2. To lay waste; make desolate; ravage; destroy
  3. To lay waste; destroy.
To pillage; sack:
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  1. To pillage; sack:
  2. To commit ravages
  3. To destroy violently; ruin
To pass without being put to use:
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  1. To pass without being put to use:
  2. (Now Rare) To pass or be spent
  3. To use, consume, spend, or expend thoughtlessly or carelessly.
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