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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An event that results in total destruction. Also: The feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed.

Usage examples (35)
  • Hurricanes and tornadoes can cause devastation over wide areas unlike any other kind of storms.
  • Her departure left him in utter devastation
  • The physical and psychological devastation is immeasurable.
  • It was a shocked, surprised face, with the word devastation written all over it. for more
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