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ˈdɛv əˌsteɪ tɪŋdev·as·tat·ing

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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

How to pronounce devastating?

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    Karen
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How to say devastating in sign language?

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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. Kathy Campbell:

    There was no reason that we could identify as to why the Kasai surgery wouldn’t work, it’s always devastating to our entire team when we feel like everything has been done correctly, and still we’re faced with a failed Kasai and a 3-month-old infant who now is going to need a liver transplant before they’re a year of age.

  2. Joe Godfrey:

    We are concerned about the family and the danger that same-sex marriage will have. It will be a devastating blow to the family, which is already struggling.

  3. Tim Dunn:

    We know from the police she was going to stay in the country, she was permitted to stay here for three years, and then we didnt think this would be what is happening, so to hear the news a few weeks after the funeral was devastating.

  4. Ashley Gould:

    Juul Labs ''s been devastating to us, this is not a product for youth. It's a product for adult smokers.

  5. Peter Heath:

    This is a devastating loss for Glasgow, absolutely devastating.

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