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Synonyms for devastation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. devastation, desolation(noun)

    the state of being decayed or destroyed

    Synonyms:
    forlornness, bareness, loneliness, bleakness, nakedness, desolation, devastation, ravaging, destruction

  2. devastation(noun)

    the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed

    Synonyms:
    destruction, ravaging, desolation

  3. devastation, desolation(noun)

    an event that results in total destruction

    Synonyms:
    forlornness, bareness, loneliness, bleakness, nakedness, desolation, devastation, ravaging, destruction

  4. ravaging, devastation(noun)

    plundering with excessive damage and destruction

    Synonyms:
    destruction, ravaging, devastation, desolation

  5. destruction, devastation(noun)

    the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

    Synonyms:
    end, death, desolation, wipeout, devastation, ravaging, destruction, demolition

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. devastation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ravage, desolation, destruction, havoc, ruin, waste, pillage, rapine

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

havoc, destruction, desolation, damage, mayhem, disaster


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