Translation of "devastate" - English-Korean dictionary

devastate

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

to destroy or damage something very badly

황폐화시키다
The hurricane devastated the city.

to make someone feel very shocked and upset

엄청난 충격을 주다
She was devastated by the death of her father.
devastating adjective /ˈdev·ə·steɪ·tɪŋ/ /ˈdev·əˌsteɪ·t̬ɪŋ/

파괴적인
The war had a devastating effect on the country.

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