Translation of "devastate" - English-German dictionary

devastate

verb /ˈdevəsteit/

to leave in ruins

verwüsten
The fire devastated the whole building.

to overwhelm (a person) with grief

niederschmettern
She was devastated by the terrible news.
devastating adjective

overwhelming

verheerend
a devastating flood
The news of the accident was devastating.

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