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. Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman:

    The devastation to the town has been extensive.

  2. Brandon Bostian:

    He was distraught as he learned of the devastation.

  3. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert:

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

  4. Michael McCloud:

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

  5. Pravin Pokharel:

    It is total devastation out there, nothing except the snow, ice and rocks are seen in the valley.

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