deserted

[ dih-zur-tid ]
/ dɪˈzɜr tɪd /

adjective

abandoned; forsaken: the problems of deserted wives and children.
untenanted: without inhabitants: a deserted village; a deserted farmhouse.
unfrequented; lonely: The victim was lured to a deserted spot.

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Origin of deserted

First recorded in 1620–30; desert2 + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM deserted

un·de·sert·ed, adjective
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