Definitions for devastatingˈdɛv əˌsteɪ tɪŋ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word devastating

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

Translations for devastating

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for devastating »


Find a translation for the devastating definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these devastating definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"devastating." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 6 Oct. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for devastating? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for devastating:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.