Translation of "devastate" - English-Japanese dictionary

devastate

verb uk /ˈdev·ə·steɪt/

to destroy or damage something very badly

(物)を荒廃させる
The hurricane devastated the city.

to make someone feel very shocked and upset

(人)を途方に暮れさせる, (気持ちを)打ちのめす
She was devastated by the death of her father.
devastating /ˈdev·ə·steɪ·tɪŋ/ adjective

衝撃的な
The war had a devastating effect on the country.

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