devastating

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɛvəsteɪtɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdɛvəˌsteɪtɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(devə stā′ting)

From the verb devastate: (⇒ conjugate)
devastating is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

devastating
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Sense: Adjective: causing destruction
Synonyms:
calamitous, disastrous, catastrophic, destructive, deadly , ravaging, mortifying, overwhelming , cataclysmic
Sense: Adjective: shocking
Synonyms:
traumatic, shocking , disturbing , upsetting, crushing, overwhelming , horrendous
Sense: Adjective: impressive - informal
Synonyms:
impressive , dazzling , stunning , brilliant , astonishing , excellent , astounding, gobsmacking (UK, slang), keen , sublime, divine , masterful, superb , killer (slang)


devastate
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Sense: To lay waste
Synonyms:
ravage, desolate, waste , destroy , raze, lay waste to, annihilate, crush , depopulate, decimate, level , pillage, ruin , wreck , shatter , flatten , total (slang), write off (slang), wipe out, demolish
Sense: To make helpless
Synonyms:
overwhelm , confound, crush , confuse , confute, defeat , do one in (slang)

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