Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - An uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation.

Usage examples (34)
  • To turn your customer base into a constantly-on-alert totalitarian wasteland is not the effective solution.
  • I thought that Holmes’ term wasteland was not inappropriate.
  • Minow coined the phrase "vast wasteland" in 1961, he was referring to television.
  • MySpace will always be known as a wasteland where kiddies and self-proclaimed web designers subject the world to their design atrocities. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.