how to pronounce desolation

/ˌdɛs.əlˈɛɪ.ʃən/

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desolation is pronounced in four syllables

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dɛsəlɛɪʃən

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An example use of desolation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… people escape the desolation by living …”

meanings of desolation

noun:

  1. The state of being desolated or laid waste.
  2. The act of desolating or laying waste; destruction of inhabitants; depopulation.
  3. A place or country wasted and forsaken.

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