wilderness - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] an area of land where people do not live or grow crops and where there are no buildings

    the Alaskan wilderness

    1. a.
      a place that is not looked after

      The garden has become a weed-infested wilderness.

  2. 2
    [singular] a period of time when you are not as successful as you were previously

    The party spent several years in the political wilderness.