Synonyms of 'windswept'
1 exposedDictionary, bare, bleak
the remote and windswept hillside
2 dishevelledDictionary, disordered, messy
She arrived looking flushed and dishevelled.
a disordered heap of mossy branches
She's just an old woman with very messy hair.
a thin man with untidy hair
an unkempt old man
a woman with tousled hair, faded jeans and a baggy jacket
mussed up (US)
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She seemed unaware that she was bare.
If you describe a place as bleak, you mean that it looks cold, empty, and unattractive.
The island's pretty bleak.
Thesaurus for windswept from the Collins English Thesaurus
A windswept place has no shelter and is not protected against strong winds .