Definitions for devastating

Definitions for (adj) devastating

Main entry: devastating, withering, annihilating, annihilative

Definition: wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction

Usage: possessing annihilative power; a devastating hurricane; the guns opened a withering fire


Main entry: devastating, crushing

Definition: physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination

Usage: a crushing blow; a crushing rejection; bone-crushing


Main entry: devastating, withering, annihilating

Definition: making light of

Usage: afire with annihilating invective; a devastating portrait of human folly; to compliments inflated I've a withering reply- W.S.Gilbert


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