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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"

Wiktionary

  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. Richard Drouaillet:

    It's been devastating. We haven't really got any leads. We haven't really gotten much help from the police department, we feel like we're still in square one.

  2. Nadim Houry:

    We've seen a race to the bottom in Syria, with rebel groups mimicking the ruthlessness of government forces with devastating consequences for civilians.

  3. Jatuporn Prompan:

    The red shirts will show their strength again on August 7, if the constitution passes it will be devastating for both politics and the economy.

  4. Jerome Adams:

    If these people get an antibiotic-resistant infection, it can be truly devastating.

  5. Pete Ricketts:

    The news of the attack on Agrex Elevator in Superior Elevator in Superior is shocking and devastating.

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