Synonyms of wilderness
1 wildsDictionary • He looked out over a wilderness of mountain, lake and forest.
waste • the barren wastes of the Sahara
desert • The vehicles have been modified to suit conditions in the desert.
wasteland • Pollution has already turned vast areas into a wasteland.
2 tangleDictionary • The neglected cemetery was a wilderness of crumbling gravestones and parched grass.
tangle • I was thinking what a tangle we had got ourselves into.
maze • the maze of rules and regulations
muddle • My thoughts are all in a muddle.
clutter • She preferred her work area to be free of clutter.
jumble • a meaningless jumble of words
welter • the welter of information available on the internet
jungle • a jungle of stuffed sofas, stuffed birds, knick-knacks, potted plants
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clutterClutter is a lot of things in an untidy state, especially things that are not useful or necessary.
• She preferred her work area to be free of clutter.
desertA desert is a large area of land, usually in a hot region, where there is almost no water, rain, trees, or plants.
• The vehicles have been modified to suit conditions in the desert.
jumbleA jumble of things is a lot of different things that are all mixed together in a disorganized or confused way.
• a meaningless jumble of words
Thesaurus for wilderness from the Collins English Thesaurus