Translation of "devastate" - English-Portuguese dictionary

devastate

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

to destroy or damage something very badly

devastar
The hurricane devastated the city.

to make someone feel very shocked and upset

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

devastador, arrasador
The war had a devastating effect on the country.

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