Significado de “devastating” - en el Diccionario Inglés

devastating en inglés británico

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devastatingadjective

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

devastating adjective (VERY HARMFUL)

C2 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.

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devastating adjective (STRONG EFFECT)

C1 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 /ˈdev.ə.steɪ.tɪŋ.li/ us /ˈdev.ə.steɪ.t̬ɪŋ.li/

devastatingly beautiful/powerful

(Definición de devastating del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

devastating en inglés americano

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devastatingadjective

us /ˈdev·əˌsteɪ·t̬ɪŋ/

causing great damage or suffering to something or someone:

devastating criticisms
It will have a devastating impact on the economy.

(Definición de devastating del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)