desolate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word desolate
I-SOLATE. Being the last survior after the destruction.
DE+SO+LATE = If DESis are always late (like always ;)) then the country will remain robbed of joy; lay waste to corruption; etc...
desolate: de(the) + sol (solution) + ate (eaten); The solution of the examination destroyed, Therefore we are unhappy.
desolate-> de+isolate abandon and desert