Definitions and translations for "devastating"

Definition of devastating

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1. Wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction.
Possessing annihilative power.
A devastating hurricane.
The guns opened a withering fire.
2. Physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination.
A crushing blow.
A crushing rejection.
Bone-crushing.
3. Making light of.
Afire with annihilating invective.
A devastating portrait of human folly.
To compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilber.
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English - English - devastating

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adj. crushing; destroying; saddening

English - Spanish - devastating

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[devastate] v. devastar, arrasar, asolar, barrer con todo, estragar; ser devastador

English - French - devastating

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adj. dévastateur, ravageur; destructeur

English - German - devastating

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[devastate] v. verwüsten, zerstören

English - Indonesian - devastating

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a. menghancurkan: yg menghancurkan, kena: yg sangat kena, efektif: sangat efektif

English - Italian - devastating

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agg. devastante, rovinoso, sconvolgente

English - Polish - devastating

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a. dewastacyjny, niszczycielski

English - Portuguese - devastating

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adj. devastador, destruidor; entristecedor

English - Romanian - devastating

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a. devastator, pustiitor, distrugător

English - Russian - devastating

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прил. опустошительный, разрушительный, огромный

English - Turkish - devastating

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s. ezici, tahrip edici, yıkıcı, çarpıcı, müthiş, etkileyici
i. tahrip etme

English - Dutch - devastating

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bn. verwoestend, vernietigend; verdrietig makend, bedroevend

English - Greek - devastating

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[devastate] ρήμ. ερημώνω, καταστρέφω

English - Arabic - devastating

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‏مخرب، مدمر‏

English - Chinese - devastating

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[devastate] (动) 毁坏

English - Chinese - devastating

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[devastate] (動) 毀壞

English - Hindi - devastating

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a. तबाह करनेवाला, नाशकारी, विध्वंसकारक, हानिकारक, प्रलयंकर, ख़ौफ़नाक, दिल दहलानेवाला, भयानक

English - Japanese - devastating

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(形) 荒廃させる, 壊滅的な, とてもすばらしい, すごくうまい
(動) 荒廃させる; 打ちのめす

English - Korean - devastating

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형. 파괴적인, 압도적인, 훌륭한, 지독한

English - Vietnamese - devastating

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a. hủy hoại, phá hoại
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Synonyms for devastating
immoderate: exhausting, consuming, harmful, wasteful