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Prior to 'The Shield,' basic cable was just a wasteland of reruns and NASCAR. When we came along, I think there was a collective, 'Hey, if they can do that, why can't we?' from the basic-cable networks of the world. We ended up being the cornerstone for a network, and a great one.
Michael Chiklis

Meaning of "wasteland" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WASTELAND

wasteland  [ˈweɪstˌlænd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WASTELAND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wasteland is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WASTELAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wasteland in the English dictionary

The definition of wasteland in the dictionary is a barren or desolate area of land, not or no longer used for cultivation or building. Other definition of wasteland is a region, period in history, etc, that is considered spiritually, intellectually, or aesthetically barren or desolate.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WASTELAND


coastland
ˈkəʊstˌlænd
cotland
ˈkɒtˌlænd
Disneyland
ˈdɪznɪˌlænd
eastland
ˈiːstˌlænd
flatland
ˈflætˌlænd
forestland
ˈfɒrɪstˌlænd
Gelderland
ˈɡɛldəˌlænd
heartland
ˈhɑːtˌlænd
homeland
ˈhəʊmˌlænd
Lakeland
ˈleɪkˌlænd
Maryland
ˈmɛərɪˌlænd
outland
ˈaʊtˌlænd
overland
ˈəʊvəˌlænd
peatland
ˈpiːtˌlænd
Queensland
ˈkwiːnzˌlænd
Swaziland
ˈswɑːzɪˌlænd
Thailand
ˈtaɪˌlænd
timberland
ˈtɪmbəˌlænd
wheatland
ˈwiːtˌlænd
wonderland
ˈwʌndəˌlænd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WASTELAND

waste pipe
waste products
waste water
wastebasket
wastebin
wasted
wasteful
wastefully
wastefulness
wastel
wastelot
wasteness
wastepaper
wastepaper basket
wastepaper bin
waster
wasterfully
wasterfulness
wastery
wastes

WORDS THAT END LIKE WASTELAND

Cleland
Cleveland
Deutschland
Dixieland
eland
Iceland
Ireland
Matabeleland
movieland
New Ireland
Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland
Ryeland
Seeland
Southern Ireland
tideland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Vineland
Wergeland
Wieland
Zeeland

Synonyms and antonyms of wasteland in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WASTELAND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wasteland» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wasteland

Translation of «wasteland» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WASTELAND

Find out the translation of wasteland to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wasteland from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wasteland» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

荒地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

terreno baldío
570 millions of speakers

English

wasteland
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बंजर भूमि
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القفار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пустошь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

terra inculta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পতিত জমি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

terres à l´abandon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tanah terbiar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ödland
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

荒れ地
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

불모지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wasteland
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không khai khẩn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிலமாக்குவேன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पडीक जमीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

boş arazi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

terra desolata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieużytki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пустище
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pustietate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ερημιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kankers
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ödemark
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ødemark
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wasteland

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WASTELAND»

The term «wasteland» is quite widely used and occupies the 23.664 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WASTELAND» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wasteland

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2 QUOTES WITH «WASTELAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wasteland.
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Michael Chiklis
Prior to 'The Shield,' basic cable was just a wasteland of reruns and NASCAR. When we came along, I think there was a collective, 'Hey, if they can do that, why can't we?' from the basic-cable networks of the world. We ended up being the cornerstone for a network, and a great one.
2
Steven Hatfill
I acknowledge the right of the authorities and the press to satisfy themselves as to whether I am the anthrax mailer. This does not, however, give them the right to smear me and gratuitously make a wasteland of my life in the process. I will not be railroaded.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WASTELAND»

Discover the use of wasteland in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wasteland and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wasteland
When you were a baby I sat very still to hold you.
Francesca Lia Block, 2009
2
American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of ...
"What Tom Vanderbilt did for traffic and Brian Wansink did for mindless eating, Jonathan Bloom does for food waste.
Jonathan Bloom, 2013
3
Teenage Wasteland: Suburbia's Dead End Kids
. Gaines shows how teens engage in cultural production and how such social agency is affected by economic transformations and institutional interventions."—Richard Lachman, Contemporary Sociology "The best book on contemporary youth ...
Donna Gaines, 1998
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Wasteland
With heart-pounding thrills, this harrowing survival story is alive with action and intrigue. Welcome to the Wasteland, a post-apocalyptic U.S. where no one lives past the age of 19.
Susan Kim, Laurence Klavan, 2013
5
God in the Wasteland: The Reality of Truth in a World of ...
In God in the Wasteland Wells continues his work on a biblical antidote to the modernity that has invaded today's church.
David F. Wells, 1995
6
Escape from the Wasteland: Romanticism and Realism in the ...
Napier discovers similarities as well as dissimilarities in the work of two writers of radically different political orientations.
Susan Jolliffe Napier, 1995
7
Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust ...
This path-breaking book examines the lives of five topless dancers in the economically devastated “rust belt” of upstate New York.
Susan Dewey, 2011
8
Wanderer of the Wasteland
Wanderer of the Wasteland by Zane Grey.
Zane Grey, 2014
9
Abandoned in the Wasteland: Children, Television, & the ...
In this eloquent book, Newton Minow and Craig LaMay persuasively demonstrate that this is a false application of the First Amendment.
Newton Minow, 1996
10
Corporate Wasteland: The Landscape and Memory of ...
Through a blend of oral history, photographs, and interpretive essays, 'Corporate Wasteland' encourages readers to look beyond nostalgia as the authors reinterpret our deindustrialised landscape as a historical and imaginative challenge to ...
Steven C. High, David W. Lewis, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WASTELAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wasteland is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wasteland 2: Director's Cut Coming to PS4 and Xbox One in October
By Vikki BlakeA remastered version of Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from October 13, 2015 in the Americas, and October 16, 2015 ... «IGN, Jul 15»
2
5 Fallout Shelter tips to make your Vault win
... save you some precious caps and lunchboxes, all while maintaining a healthy growing population. Here are some tips to help you survive in the wasteland. «Red Bull, Jun 15»
3
Wasteland 2: Director's Cut trailer shows upgrades and improvements
It's a little late to be an "E3 2015" trailer, but we'll let InXile off, as this is the first footage of their upcoming Wasteland 2: Director's Cut. Announced last month, the ... «PC Gamer, Jun 15»
4
How Can Mad Max 2: The Wasteland Possibly Top Fury Road?
No, but the shared shock in how good it was just can't be replicated once more. What are a few moves that could ensure Mad Max: The Wasteland feels like a ... «moviepilot.com, Jun 15»
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See More Of The Wasteland In These E3 Screens
Improvised weapons, vehicle combat, and bizarre warlords – it's just a typical day in the post-apocalypse. These new screens will show you just a few of the ... «Game Informer, Jun 15»
6
Wasteland 2: Game of the Year Edition announced, will be a free …
It's a good thing games aren't maintained in keeping with their theme. If so, Wasteland 2 fans would be beating each other with sticks and lead pipes in order to ... «PC Gamer, May 15»
7
New 'Mad Max' game trailer makes the Wasteland positively beautiful
Okay, so the "Mad Max" video game is its own thing, not directly tied to "Fury Road," and shouldn't be approached as an adaptation or a companion piece at all. «HitFix, Apr 15»
8
Wasteland 2 announced for Xbox One
Yesterday we got the Mad Max game's release date, everyone's been praying to Daedric gods in the hope Bethesda will bring a new Fallout to E3 this year, and ... «GamesRadar, Mar 15»
9
Wasteland 2 is getting a visual upgrade
Wasteland 2 isn't the prettiest game in the world, although it is one of the brownest, it taking place in the irradiated desert an' all. Of course, fancy images aren't ... «PC Gamer, Feb 15»
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Wasteland 2 team begin work on The Bard's Tale IV
Technically The Bard's Tale IV was announced at the PAX South event over the weekend, although at the time all that Wasteland 2 project lead Chris Keenan ... «Metro, Jan 15»

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