Example sentences for: devastating

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

  • The Post quotes the assessment of a congressional aide familiar with the tape: "devastating."

  • Others might have found the attention devastating, but Diana must have been relieved to find in the public eye the unflagging concern, pity, and sense of drama Smith says the princess demanded, and failed to get, from Charles.

  • Much of the building here dates from the time of the Roman Empire — a devastating fire destroyed the earlier temples to Zeus and Poseidon.

  • Though Spencer's famous mural sequence at the Sandham War Chapel near Cookham, bristling with resurrected soldiers, is often considered his masterpiece, Travoys is more moving in its simple and devastating design.

  • All the papers view the vote as more about partisanship than nuclear policy, and all see it as politically devastating for President Clinton.


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