devastate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To put waste; demolish.
    • To overwhelm; confound; stun: had been devastated by the rude comment.
    • To lay waste; to ravage; to desolate.
    • To lay waste; destroy.
    • To overwhelm; confound; stun: ended up being devastated because of the rude comment.
    • To put waste; to ravage; to desolate.
  • verb:
    • To ruin numerous or things over a big area, eg many or all structures of a city, or metropolitan areas of a spot, or trees of a forest.
    • To destroy a complete collection of associated some ideas, philosophy, and strongly held opinions.
    • to-break beyond data recovery or restoration so your only options are abandonment and/or eliminating of worthless remains (if any) and beginning over.
    • overwhelm or overpower
    • cause substantial destruction or ruin entirely
    • To destroy numerous or all things over a large area, eg most or all buildings of a city, or towns and cities of an area, or woods of a forest.
    • To destroy a complete collection of associated ideas, values, and strongly held views.
    • to split beyond recovery or fix so your only options are abandonment and/or eliminating of worthless keeps (if any) and starting more than.
    • overwhelm or overpower
    • cause considerable destruction or ruin utterly
  • others:
    • To put waste; ravage; make desolate.
    • Synonyms To harry, waste, strip, pillage, plunder.
    • To set waste; ravage; make desolate.
    • Synonyms To harry, waste, strip, pillage, plunder.

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