Synonyms of devastation in English:

devastation


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noun

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

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

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

SYNONYMS
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’

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