Synonyms of wilderness


1. wilderness, disfavor, disfavour

usage: (politics) a state of disfavor; "he led the Democratic party back from the wilderness"

2. Wilderness

usage: a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War

3. wilderness, wild, geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region

usage: a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"

4. wilderness, profusion, profuseness, richness, cornucopia

usage: a bewildering profusion; "the duties of citizenship are lost sight of in the wilderness of interests of individuals and groups"; "a wilderness of masts in the harbor"

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Definition and meaning of wilderness (Dictionary)