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"


  1. devastating(Adjective)

    causing devastation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devastating

    of Devastate

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Naoko Ishii:

    It is devastating to see.

  2. Tarpon Springs:

    A tragedy caused by a coward, it’s devastating.

  3. Claremore Fire Chief Sean Douglas:

    It is a tragic event and a devastating loss for us.

  4. Bukky Shonibare:

    It's devastating, it makes you wonder, what is being done?

  5. Meir Sendor:

    We watched him grow, it's devastating. It's heartbreaking.

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