Example sentences for: devastated

How can you use “devastated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Crops were wiped out; the rice terraces were devastated, and starvation threatened.

  • Three days later another atomic bomb devastated the southern port of Nagasaki.

  • The LAT reports that many Turks are leaving the earthquake zone because of a lack of shelter, fear of disease, and doubts that the devastated cities will be rebuilt.

  • On All Saints’ Day, 1 November 1755, as crowds packed the churches to honor the dead, Lisbon and parts of Portugal all the way to the Algarve were devastated by one of the worst earthquakes ever recorded.

  • Floods and mudslides devastated Venezuela.

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