devastating

All Adjective Verb
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  • There has not been such a devastating fire in the region since the 1960s.
  • That had a devastating influence on the club, so it needed several years to come back to first division.
  • What they did probably sold newspapers, but it had a devastating effect on my family and my friends.
  • Such cold conditions can be devastating for some of the region's tropical plant and animal species.
  • The rain continued for the next two months, devastating large areas of Pakistan.
  • Such expansion would prove devastating and could cause this species to become extinct.
  • The air attacks on Japan included the most devastating single air raid in history.
  • Lady Mary was killed in a coach accident very soon after, devastating Sir Charles.
  • These tactics were used to devastating effect with many urban areas burned out.
  • However, they opened fire on the Confederate infantry during their approach with devastating results.
  • This was one of the most devastating injuries that season that left him a player that would never be the same.
  • They had a devastating effect on the native bird life.
  • That natural event supplies food for many people but its ecological impact can be devastating.
  • Her third war patrol was one of the most devastating carried out against Japanese shipping during the war.
  • Attempts to contact them are met with radio silence; indeed, their only response is to open fire with devastating results.
  • It was now that the devastating losses sustained during these attacks became all too apparent.
  • The war at that time devastating Europe received only a single oblique reference.
  • An impact winter would have a devastating effect on humans, as well as the other species on Earth.
  • Actions on the ground had a devastating effect on the town.
  • This was a devastating loss for the already reduced Confederate army, but they still held the city.
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Root form of devastating is devastate for the verb.

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Meaning of devastating

  • verb Overwhelm or overpower
    He was devastated by his grief when his son died