desolatingly

desolatingly

(ˈdɛsəˌleɪtɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a way that desolates, in a desolating fashion
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Yet on the other hand I could not see any hope in living in the city or traveling: I knew what human beings were--they might be more or less picturesque in their various environments and climates, and to the young this was a source of excitement; but to me, on the verge of thirty, it was desolatingly, incontrovertibly evident that people under any conditions were the same wry pathetic freaks.