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English adjective: devastating

1. devastating making light of


SamplesAfire with annihilating invective.
A devastating portrait of human folly.
To compliments inflated I've a withering reply.


Synonymsannihilating, withering


Similardisrespectful


Antonymsrespectful

2. devastating wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction


SamplesPossessing annihilative power.
A devastating hurricane.
The guns opened a withering fire.


Synonymsannihilating, annihilative, withering


Similardestructive


Antonymsconstructive

3. devastating physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination


SamplesA crushing blow.
A crushing rejection.
Bone-crushing.


Synonymscrushing


Similardestructive


Antonymsconstructive









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