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devastated

adjective uk   /ˈdev.ə.steɪ.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/

devastated adjective (DESTROYED)

completely destroyed: Thousands of people have left their devastated villages and fled to the mountains.
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devastated adjective (VERY UPSET)

C1 very shocked and upset: She was utterly devastated when her husband died.
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