Example sentences for: devastating

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

  • species to hybridise and new phenotypes to emerge, there is legitimate concern that sexual recombination between the A1 and A2 mating types could produce something more devastating than either form.

  • With the candlelit churches crowded with worshippers, a monstrous earthquake struck, followed by fast-spreading fires and a devastating tidal wave that swept over the Algarve inland as far as 6.5 km (4 miles).

  • In October 1997, the President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection described the potentially devastating implications of poor information security from a broader perspective in its report entitled Critical Foundations: Protecting America's Infrastructures.

  • Foes of affirmative action extol the book--part history, part policy analysis--as a devastating blow to race-based programs.

  • But by the end of the century cotton had fallen victim to a devastating plague of chenille bugs and exhaustion of the weak soil.


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