What does devastation mean?

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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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. devastation

    In warfare, is the act of destroying, laying waste, demolishing, or unpeopling towns, etc.

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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

Examples of devastation in a Sentence

  1. Shi Yinhong:

    Even if after the pandemic has passed, these problems will remain. They might be less emotionally charged by then, but they'll be there all the same, the memory( of the pandemic and its devastation) is so deep that I'm afraid( the scars) will remain in the hearts of a whole generation.

  2. Jay Fegan:

    When I first came here, after the fall of the wall, there was so much devastation everywhere, just see what is coming up around it -- the money and investment that has been brought into it -- it's got a real nice community feel to it.

  3. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert:

    Simply put, the killing and devastation has gone on for far too long in Syria.

  4. 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.

  5. Former Flint Mayor Dayne Walling:

    In retrospect, I regret all of it, all the way back to seeing the city move to a different drinking water source. You can't put a dollar amount of the devastation to our community, our kids, and it was completely avoidable.

Images & Illustrations of devastation

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