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What Does Devastated Mean?

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Lovika Grover answered
The meaning of devastated means overwhelmed ruined or even shocked by an unwanted action or situation. To devastate means to lay waste or destroy a certain object or a living subject. It refers to what has been made uninhabitable.

It is generally meant to be used when a person is shocked by a natural calamity and is distressed by the result of such calamity.

This word is similar to destroyed. Its synonyms are blasted, desolate, ravaged, ruined and wasted.
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joyce answered
There are 2 definitions for devastated
One means wasted like when a place is DEVASTATED by a tornado
and one is to be overwhelmed such as when you get bad news and you are devastated

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