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a (lone) voice in the wildernessalso a voice (crying) in the wilderness
someone who expresses an idea or opinion that is not popular For many years, she was a lone voice in the wilderness who wrote about the need for better urban planning.
a (lone) voice in the wildernessalso a voice crying in the wilderness
if you are a voice in the wilderness, you are the only person expressing a particular opinion, although later other people understand that you were right With her passionate pleas for peace, she was a lone voice in the wilderness.
in the wilderness
someone, especially a politician, who is in the wilderness, does not now have the power or influence that they had before He spent several years in the political wilderness after conservatives objected to his attempts to reform the police.
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