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Synonyms for devastation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. devastation, desolation(noun)

    the state of being decayed or destroyed

    Synonyms:
    forlornness, bareness, loneliness, bleakness, nakedness, desolation, ravaging, destruction

  2. devastation(noun)

    the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed

    "her departure left him in utter devastation"

    Synonyms:
    destruction, ravaging, desolation

  3. devastation, desolation(noun)

    an event that results in total destruction

    Synonyms:
    forlornness, bareness, loneliness, bleakness, nakedness, desolation, ravaging, destruction

  4. ravaging, devastation(noun)

    plundering with excessive damage and destruction

    Synonyms:
    destruction, ravaging, desolation

  5. destruction, devastation(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    end, death, desolation, wipeout, ravaging, destruction, demolition

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. devastation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ravage, desolation, destruction, havoc, ruin, waste, pillage, rapine

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. devastation(n)

    Synonyms:
    desolation, sacking, despoliation, ravage, havoc

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "devastation":

    havoc, destruction, desolation, damage, mayhem, disaster

How to pronounce devastation?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#317end
#967death
#2266damage
#4134disaster
#5264destruction
#14288demolition
#16672mayhem
#19402havoc
#24076devastation
#24363loneliness
#39211desolation
#50422wipeout
#63583nakedness
#104544ravaging
#179880bleakness
#304791bareness

How to use devastation in a sentence?

  1. Anamitra Anurag Danda:

    The cyclone surge coincided with the new moon high tides. It is devastation in the coastal belt.

  2. Ilhan Omar:

    A lot of the policies that we have put in place has kind of helped lead the devastation in Venezuela, and we've sort of set the stage for where we're arriving today.

  3. Paul Cinco:

    The aftermath of course made us sad because it's Christmas Day, but it doesn't feel like Christmas, but we're blessed to be safe...no major devastation or casualties reported.

  4. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    We understand that the reconnaissance imagery shows widespread devastation, not only buildings flattened -- palm plantations, trees. It's quite a devastating sight.

  5. Alannah Hurley:

    It is impossible for Pebble to mitigate the devastation this mine will have on our Native cultures, our way of life that has been sustained for thousands of years by the pristine lands and waters of the Bristol Bay watershed.


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