Translation of "devastate" - English-French dictionary

devastate

verb transitivedevastate /ˈdɛvəˌsteɪt/
to make sb extremely sad
anéantir

His death devastated her.
Sa mort l'a anéantie.
to destroy or wreck sth
dévaster

a town that was devastated by the tornado
une ville qui a été dévastée par la tornade

devastation

noun uncountabledevastation /ˌdɛvəˈsteɪʃən/
dévastation feminine

the family's devastation turned to anger
l'accablement de la famille s'est muée en colère

flood devastation
inondation dévastatrice

devastated

adjectivedevastated /ˈdɛvəˌsteɪtɪd/
dévasté/-ée , anéanti/-ie

Afterwards she felt devastated.
Par la suite, elle se sentit anéantie.

plans to rebuild the devastated city
des projets pour reconstruire la ville dévastée

(Translation of “devastate” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

devastate

verb /ˈdevəsteit/

to leave in ruins

dévaster
The fire devastated the whole building.

to overwhelm (a person) with grief

terrasser
She was devastated by the terrible news.
devastating adjective

overwhelming

dévastateur, accablant
a devastating flood
The news of the accident was devastating.

(Translation of “devastate” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)