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Definition of devastat

"devastat" is probably misspelled. Trying devastate instead Definition of devastate

1. devastate [ v ] devastate or ravage
Examples: "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"

Used in print:

(The New York Times,...)

In the last war Russia lost more_than ten million killed and its lands and factories were devastated .

(Lt. Col. D.F. Martin, "Will Aircraft or Missiles Win Wa...)

The nation would be utterly devastated .

Synonyms devastate waste desolate ravage scourge lay_waste_to Related Terms destroy ruin destruction devastation bane ravaging bleakness devastation destroyer

2. devastate [ v ] overwhelm or overpower
Examples: "He was devastated by his grief when his son died"

Synonyms devastate Related Terms overwhelm devastation

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