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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner that lays waste; In a destructive manner; In a manner that overwhelms, confounds, or stuns.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : a devastating fire. ,a devastating portrayal of society
  • An epic ethical horror story, told in devastatingly poignant miniature ....
  • Not for the first time, he was devastatingly cynical.
  • MITCHELL: Well it's had a devastatingly negative effect. for more
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