Definition of 'devastating'
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For a moment they were frozen into a position; the still life of a dramatic, devastating second. COFFIN ON THE WATERThe effect on Paula, faced with the three other members of her family seemingly solidly against her was devastating. HIDING FROM THE LIGHTIt would only mean questions, explanations, lies - or the devastating truth. UNTO THE GRAVE
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Translations for 'devastating'
British English: devastating /ˈdɛvəˌsteɪtɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
You describe something as devastating when it is very damaging or upsetting.
The environmental and economic effects are devastating.
- American English: devastating
- Arabic: مَسَبِّبٌ لِدِمَارٍ هَائِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: devastador
- Chinese: 毁灭性的
- Croatian: razoran
- Czech: pustošivý
- Danish: ødelæggende
- Dutch: vernietigend
- European Spanish: devastador
- Finnish: tuhoisa
- French: dévastateur
- German: verheerend
- Greek: συντριπτικός
- Italian: devastante
- Japanese: さんざんな
- Korean: 황폐시키는
- Norwegian: knusende
- Polish: niszczycielski
- European Portuguese: devastador
- Romanian: devastator
- Russian: опустошительный
- Spanish: devastador
- Swedish: förkrossande
- Thai: ซึ่งก่อให้เกิดความเสียหายอย่างมาก
- Turkish: yıkıcı
- Ukrainian: спустошливий
- Vietnamese: tàn phá
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