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- 1. devastation, desolation, deterioration, impairment
- usage: the state of being decayed or destroyed
- 2. bleakness, desolation, bareness, nakedness, gloom, gloominess, glumness
- usage: a bleak and desolate atmosphere; "the nakedness of the landscape"
- 3. forlornness, loneliness, desolation, sadness, unhappiness
- usage: sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
- 4. devastation, desolation, ruin, ruination
- usage: an event that results in total destruction
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