Wasteland - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈweɪstlænd|  American pronunciation of the word wasteland
Brit.  |ˈweɪs(t)lænd|  British pronunciation of the word wasteland

noun

- an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation (syn: barren, waste)

Examples

The 70s were a cultural wasteland.

The outskirts of the city became a grim industrial wasteland.

That part of the country is a cultural wasteland.

This town is a cultural wasteland.

...a sandy wasteland that gave little hint of its subsurface wealth...

Word forms

noun
singular: wasteland
plural: wastelands
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