What are the antonyms for DESOLATENESS?


Usage Examples for DESOLATENESS

  1. Villages there seem none; and you may drive for an hour without meeting more than a stray peasant cutting scrub or quarrying gravel on the hill- side, a train of mules carrying charcoal or faggots; the towns are far between, bleak, black, filthy, and such as only to make you feel all the more poignantly the utter desolateness of these mountains. - "The Countess of Albany" by Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
  2. Few have the courage even slowly to face the great desolateness which lies outside themselves, and must lie there so long as they cling to the person which they represent, the " I" which is to them the centre of the world, the cause of all life. - "Light On The Path and Through the Gates of Gold" by Mabel Collins