What does devastation mean?

Definitions for devastation

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word devastation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. devastation, desolation(noun)

    the state of being decayed or destroyed

  2. devastation(noun)

    the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed

    "her departure left him in utter devastation"

  3. devastation, desolation(noun)

    an event that results in total destruction

  4. ravaging, devastation(noun)

    plundering with excessive damage and destruction

  5. destruction, devastation(noun)

    the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists


  1. devastation(Noun)

    The act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; a laying waste.

  2. devastation(Noun)

    Waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devastation(noun)

    the act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; a laying waste

  2. Devastation(noun)

    waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator


  1. Devastation

    Devastation is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Digitalo Studios and released in 2003. The game takes place in an impoverished, dystopian near-future Earth, pitting an underground group of rebels against an oppressive, all-powerful mega-corporation. It is an action-oriented first person shooter based on the Unreal Engine 2.0, that focuses heavily on team-based gameplay in both single-player and multi-player.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of devastation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of devastation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael McCloud:

    Beyond the personal devastation, falls-related injuries have a significant societal cost.

  2. An9e7 X:

    We live in a world which we destroy ,and showing that we will not recover." "Our wounds will heal, devastation disappear, if we solve our dilemma.

  3. James Inhofe:

    Human activity is clearly not the driving cause for global warming, and is not leading our planet to the brink of devastation that many alarmists want us to believe.

  4. Michael McCloud:

    Not only are fall-related injuries the leading cause of injury death in older adults, but they often are the sentinel event in the so-called cascade to dependency, beyond the personal devastation, falls-related injuries have a significant societal cost.

  5. Sean Penn:

    Only the U.S. constitution could sideline his presidency... As the administration that followed squandered the surplus with misguided wars, the devastation we face today would have been tempered today if he (Clinton) had continued as our commander in chief.

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Translations for devastation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • دمارArabic
  • опустошениеBulgarian
  • Verwüstung, ZerstörungGerman
  • συντριβή, αφανισμός, καταστροφήGreek
  • arrasamiento, asolamiento, devastaciónSpanish
  • नाशHindi
  • aneatangaMāori
  • penghancuran, pemusnahan, kehancuran, kemusnahanMalay
  • verwoestingDutch
  • devastareRomanian
  • опустошение, разорениеRussian

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