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Synonyms for devastating
ˈdɛv əˌsteɪ tɪŋ

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  1. annihilating, devastating, withering(adj)

    making light of

    "afire with annihilating invective"; "a devastating portrait of human folly"; "to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert

    Synonyms:
    withering, annihilative, annihilating, crushing

    Antonyms:
    constructive, respectful

  2. annihilative, annihilating, devastating, withering(adj)

    wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction

    "possessing annihilative power"; "a devastating hurricane"; "the guns opened a withering fire"

    Synonyms:
    withering, annihilative, annihilating, crushing

    Antonyms:
    constructive, respectful

  3. crushing, devastating(adj)

    physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination

    "a crushing blow"; "a crushing rejection"; "bone-crushing"

    Synonyms:
    withering, annihilative, annihilating, crushing

    Antonyms:
    constructive, respectful

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