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ˈdɛv əˌsteɪ tɪŋdev·as·tat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annihilating, devastating, witheringadjective

    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, witheringadjective

    wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction

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

  3. crushing, devastatingadjective

    physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination

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

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  1. devastatingadjective

    causing devastation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devastating

    of Devastate

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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

Examples of devastating in a Sentence

  1. Jon Stewart:

    What just makes the gut punch that much more devastating is that these people all came down here so that they could finally tell the men and -- their constituents are dying. And they're gon na get it done after recess ? You don't -- tell their cancer to take a recess, tell their cancer to stay home and go visit their families.

  2. Richard Shelby:

    It’s a devastating nasty story, if it’s true, I don’t believe there ’d be a place for Judge Moore in Alabama Senate.

  3. Ross Garber:

    It is not far-fetched to argue that he should have anticipated that his false election claims and incitement to march on the Capitol to' stop the steal' would have devastating consequences.

  4. Aileen Marty:

    Our pediatricians, the nursing, the staff are exhausted. And the children are suffering, it is absolutely devastating... We've never seen numbers like this before.

  5. Peter Heath:

    This is a devastating loss for Glasgow, absolutely devastating.

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