devastating

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dev·as·tat·ing / ˈdevəˌstāting/ • adj. highly destructive or damaging: a devastating cyclone struck Bangladesh. ∎  causing severe shock, distress, or grief: the news came as a devastating blow. ∎ inf. extremely impressive, effective, or attractive: she had a devastating wit. DERIVATIVES: dev·as·tat·ing·ly adv. a devastatingly attractive man.

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