"wildernesses" in the noun sense
politics) a state of disfavor
"he led the Democratic party back from the wilderness"
a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War
3. wilderness, wild
a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
"it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"
a bewildering profusion
"the duties of citizenship are lost sight of in the wilderness of interests of individuals and groups"
"a wilderness of masts in the harbor"
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