Translation of "devastating" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈdev.ə.steɪ.tɪŋ/ us /-t̬ɪŋ/

A causing a lot of damage or destruction

If the bomb had exploded in the main shopping area, it would have been devastating.
The drought has had devastating consequences/effects.

A making someone very shocked and upset

devastating news

used to describe a personal quality that has a powerful effect

She had a devastating beauty/charm/smile that few men could resist.
devastatingly adverb uk /-li/ us

tremendamente, irresistiblemente
devastatingly beautiful/powerful

(Translation of “devastating” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)