Synonyms of devastation in English:


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1‘the hurricane passed, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake’

destruction, ruin, desolation, depredation, waste, havoc, wreckage
ruins, ravages

2‘the devastation of East Prussia by Russian troops in 1758’

laying waste, destruction, wrecking, ruination, despoliation, ransacking, ravaging
demolition, razing, levelling, flattening, annihilation
literary rape

3‘the devastation you have caused the families of your victims’

shock, trauma, upheaval, distress, stress, strain, pain, anguish, suffering, upset, agony, misery, sorrow, grief, heartache, heartbreak, torture, traumatization