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Meaning of DEVASTATING

Pronunciation:  'devu`steyting

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction; "possessing annihilative power"; "a devastating hurricane"; "the guns opened a withering fire"
  2. [adj]  physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination; "a crushing blow"; "a crushing rejection"; "bone-crushing"
  3. [adj]  making light of; "afire with annihilating invective"; "a devastating portrait of human folly"; "to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert
 

DEVASTATING is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: annihilating, annihilative, crushing, destructive, disrespectful, withering
 

 

 

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