G2048 – eremos – ἔρημος to be deserted, desolate; fig. to be wild

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of uncertain affinity
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Equip God’s People Greek Lexicon

1) to be deserted
2) to be desolate
3) figuratively: to be wild

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Strong’s Greek Lexicon

of uncertain affinity; lonesome, i.e. (by implication) waste (usually as a noun, being implied):—desert, desolate, solitary, wilderness.

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) solitary, lonely, desolate, uninhabited
1a) used of places
1a1) a desert, wilderness
1a2) deserted places, lonely regions
1a3) an uncultivated region fit for pasturage
1b) used of persons
1b1) deserted by others
1b2) deprived of the aid and protection of others, especially of friends, acquaintances, kindred
1b3) bereft
1b3a) of a flock deserted by the shepherd
1b3b) of a woman neglected by her husband, from whom the husband withholds himself

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.