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1. devastation

noun. ['ˌdɛvəˈsteɪʃən'] plundering with excessive damage and destruction.

Synonyms

  • plundering
  • pillaging
  • pillage

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • victory
  • middle
  • birth

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Rhymes with Devastation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce devastation?

Pronounce devastation as ˌdɛvəˈsteɪʃən.

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Sentences with devastation


1. Noun, singular or mass
A woman with little to no work experience or education could face financial devastation after a divorce.

Quotes about devastation


1. Did I really want to stay on this road longer, knowing it was only going to end in devastation?
- Becca Fitzpatrick, Crescendo

2. You were standing in the wake of devastation And you were waiting on the edge of the unknown And with the cataclysm raining down Insides crying "Save me now"You were there, impossibly alone
- Linkin Park

2. devastation

noun. ['ˌdɛvəˈsteɪʃən'] the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed.

Antonyms

  • switch on

3. devastation

noun. ['ˌdɛvəˈsteɪʃən'] the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists.

Synonyms

  • leveling
  • ruining
  • sabotage
  • liquidation
  • ending
  • self-destruction
  • ruin
  • annihilation
  • disaster
  • ruination
  • decimation
  • neutralisation
  • holocaust
  • destruction
  • conclusion
  • demolition
  • neutralization
  • hooliganism
  • termination
  • extermination
  • razing
  • obliteration
  • laying waste
  • spoliation
  • demolishing
  • kill
  • malicious mischief
  • tearing down
  • wrecking

Antonyms

  • activation
  • continuance
  • continuation
  • monetization

4. devastation

noun. ['ˌdɛvəˈsteɪʃən'] an event that results in total destruction.

Synonyms

  • ruin
  • desolation

Antonyms

  • make
  • success
  • enrich

5. devastation

noun. ['ˌdɛvəˈsteɪʃən'] the state of being decayed or destroyed.

Synonyms

  • ruin
  • blight
  • desolation
  • ruination
  • impairment

Antonyms

  • begin
  • happiness
  • fitness
  • constructive
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