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devastation

noun

1 devastation

The state of being decayed or destroyed.

synonym: desolation.

Roget 716: attack; assault, assault and battery; onset, onslaught, charge.    aggression, offense; incursion, inroad, invasion; irruption; outbreak; estrapade, ... show more

Roget 162: destruction; waste, dissolution, breaking up; diruption, disruption; consumption; disorganization.    fall, downfall, devastation, ruin, perdition, crash; ... show more

Dutch: verwoesting



2 devastation

The feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed.

3 devastation

An event that results in total destruction.

synonym: desolation.

Polish: rujnacja, dewastacja

4 devastation

Plundering with excessive damage and destruction.

synonym: ravaging.

Polish: dewastacja

5 devastation

The termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists.

synonym: destruction.

Dutch: destructie, vernietiging, verwoesting
Polish: destrukcja


Moby thesaurus: bloodbath, blue ruin, breakup, carnage, confusion, consumption, damnation, decimation, depopulation, depredation, desolation, despoilment, despoliation, destruction, disintegration, disorganization, dispeoplement, disruption, dissolution, havoc ... show more.

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