Translation of "devastate" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /ˈdev·ə·steɪt/

to destroy or damage something very badly

The hurricane devastated the city.

to make someone feel very shocked and upset

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)