half-deserted

half-deserted

adj
(of a place) not having many inhabitants, visitors, etc
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South Bridge Street's half-deserted; Yes, things look pretty glum.
The place is half-deserted and, wandering alone along the cobbled paths of the brightly painted, low-rise complex, I feel as if I'm on a movie set.
Half-deserted, the whole town has been placed in lockdown with just days to go until the arrival of an unknown menace making its way across the ocean.
Members sitting in a half-deserted house looked bored and reporters were found scratching their heads to find points, worth reporting to breaking-news-addicted media.
The half-deserted village was the most boring place on earth, but our journey there left a memory of freedom that had won over fear.
Metro Manila will be half-deserted and traffic surprisingly light, the only time in the year this happens.
Many seemed half-deserted. Others were no more than ghost towns.
ONE OF THE TWO FUNCTIONING BUSINESSES in Logan, Montana--a half-deserted railroad town located 25 miles west of Bozeman between Interstate 90 and the Gallatin River--is the Land of Magic Steakhouse, an establishment I discovered 20 years ago while taking a solitary winter drive.
In Salma, shells rain daily on half-deserted streets, into which practically only gunmen on mopeds venture.
Ahmed grew up in a tiny apartment above the half-deserted casbah in Hebron, in an area under Israeli control, surrounded by soldiers and settlers all the time.
murmur & slashed worlds certain half-deserted streets to the planet
In "Rubicon," a married woman leaves her young daughter to wait for her in a half-deserted bar run by three women (Ruby, Billie, and Connie), former singers in a band that never had a hit.