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  Words related to devastation

Related / Similar Words: destruction, ravaging, desolation

 

Definition:
  • termination by an act of destruction;
  • plundering with excessive damage and destruction;
  • an event that results in total destruction;
  • the feeling of being counfounded or overwhelmed; "her departure left him in utter devasation";
  • the state of being decayed or destroyed;

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    Hyponyms: disaster, kill, laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking, razing, leveling, tearing down, demolishing, annihilation, obliteration, decimation, self-destruction, neutralization, neutralisation, sabotage, extermination, liquidation, holocaust, demolition, spoliation, vandalism, hooliganism, malicious mischief, blight

     

    Derivational Morphology: lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge, destroy, destruct, ruin, depopulate

     

     
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