adjective. ['dɪˈzɝːtɪd'] forsaken by owner or inhabitants.
Words that Rhyme with Deserted
Example sentences of the word deserted
The deserted beaches around the lighthouse make a productive spot to search for shells.
2. Verb, base form
From peaceful resorts to deserted drives and charming small towns, Michigan delivers getaways of all shapes and sizes.
Quotes containing the word deserted
1. Whatever success I may have attained is due to the fact that since I was old enough to work at all, my ambition has never deserted me.
- Anna Held
2. He walked on in silence, the solitary sound of his footsteps echoing in his head, as in a deserted street, at dawn. His solitude was so complete, beneath a lovely sky as mellow and serene as a good conscience, amid that busy throng, that he was amazed at his own existence; he must be somebody else's nightmare, and whoever it was would certainly awaken soon.
- Jean-Paul Sartre, The Age of Reason
3. Ada: And why life? (Pause.) Why life, Henry? (Pause.) Is there anyone about?Henry: Not a living soul.Ada: I thought as much. (Pause.) When we longed to have it to ourselves there was always someone. Now that it does not matter the place is deserted.
- Samuel Beckett, Embers