What does devastating mean?

Definitions for devastatingˈdɛv əˌsteɪ tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annihilating, devastating, withering(adj)

    making light of

    "afire with annihilating invective"; "a devastating portrait of human folly"; "to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert

  2. annihilative, annihilating, devastating, withering(adj)

    wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction

    "possessing annihilative power"; "a devastating hurricane"; "the guns opened a withering fire"

  3. crushing, devastating(adj)

    physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination

    "a crushing blow"; "a crushing rejection"; "bone-crushing"

Wiktionary

  1. devastating(Adjective)

    causing devastation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devastating

    of Devastate

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of devastating in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of devastating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Naoko Ishii:

    It is devastating to see.

  2. Charles R. Swindoll:

    The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.

  3. Reese Lospinoso:

    This is devastating, devastating, the police in Linden are looked at very, very highly. They're very well-respected in our town.

  4. Finley Peter Dunne:

    A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.

  5. Joe Votel:

    That was pretty devastating. It was devastating for me. It was devastating for, obviously, the units that were involved. And I think it was pretty significant for the nation.

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