nounwilderness; plural noun: wildernesses
- an uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region.
The word Wilderness in Greek (eremos) means Desolate
|synonyms:||wilds, wastes, bush, bush country, bushland, inhospitable region or place; Moredesert, backcountry, outback, great outdoors;
- a position of disfavor, especially in a political context or spiritual viewpoint: John the Baptist was the voice crying in the wilderness. If you are voice crying out in the wilderness, you are expressing an idea or opinion that is not popular; you might be the only person expressing that particular opinion.