Example sentences for: devastating

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

  • Most exciting of its varied collections is a display of photographs showing island scenes from before the devastating 1956 earthquake — the last major one to strike the island.

  • (David Warsh's 1994 series of columns in the Boston Globe on the increasing-returns revolution in economics, the basis for a forthcoming book from Harvard University Press, is far and away the best reporting on the subject, did include a sympathetic but devastating exposé of Arthur's pretensions--but to little effect.

  • She seems to have confused James' irony with distance--when, in truth, few authors in history have achieved such pitiless and devastating intimacy.

  • In Warsaw, top musicals of the Andrew Lloyd Weber variety land at Roma (ul. Konopnickiej 6); the Narodowy, or National Theater (Pl. Teatralny 1) that was recently renovated from head to toe after a devastating fire.

  • [ 17 18 19 ] Equally important, unrelieved pain can have a devastating psychological effect on the individual and family [ 20 ] . As there is no reason to delay the use of analgesics, [ 16 ] initiate analgesic interventions while completing investigations and providing therapies directed against the cause of the pain (eg, radiation for a neoplasm).


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