English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "devastate"

was devastated by the news of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center devastated the financial district of New York.

The entire U.S. was devastated by the news of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Acid rain has a devastating effect on the environment.

There was a devastating earthquake in Kobe, Japan a few years ago.

She was totally devastated when she heard that the airliner her husband was piloting had crashed.

The loss of the championship game was devastating for the team and their fans.

The bomb caused the total devastation of the building.

The Brazilian soccer team suffered a devastating loss to the Americans.

Their entire family was devastated by the death of their beloved family pet.

The devastating San Francisco fire of 1906 lasted four days.

The nation of Bangladesh has a history of devastating storms and floods that kill thousands of people.

For many people, the death of a pet is as devastating as the loss of any human family member.

A report released following the terrorist attacks on the WTC stated that without the devastating fires, the towers probably would have remained standing.

In the mid 1990s, the United Nations threatened a boycott of Libyan oil exports, an action that would have devastated the Libyan economy.

In December 2004, the coasts of Thailand and Indonesia were devastated by a 10-meter-high tsunami.

She was devastatingly beautiful, and no one could take their eyes off her.

Cracow was the only major Polish city to escape devastation in World War Two.

In December of 1946, the organization known as UNICEF was created to provide relief to children in countries devastated by war.


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