Translation of "devastate" - English-Italian dictionary

devastate

verb uk /ˈdev·ə·steɪt/

to destroy or damage something very badly

devastare
The hurricane devastated the city.

to make someone feel very shocked and upset

sconvolgere
She was devastated by the death of her father.
devastating /ˈdev·ə·steɪ·tɪŋ/ adjective

devastante, sconvolgente
The war had a devastating effect on the country.

(Translation of “devastate” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)