Translation of "devastate" - English-Italian dictionary

devastate

verb uk /ˈdev·ə·steɪt/ us /ˈdev·əˌsteɪt/

to destroy or damage something very badly

devastare
The hurricane devastated the city. L’uragano ha devastato la città.

to make someone feel very shocked and upset

sconvolgere
She was devastated by the death of her father. È stata sconvolta dalla morte di suo padre.
devastating adjective /ˈdev·ə·steɪ·tɪŋ/ /ˈdev·əˌsteɪ·t̬ɪŋ/

devastante, sconvolgente
The war had a devastating effect on the country. La guerra ha avuto un effetto devastante sul paese.

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