Example sentences for: devastating

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

  • A hurricane in 1839 drowned some 300 sponge fishermen in the ‘mud’ off Andros, and a devastating fungus some 40 years later killed almost all the sponges.

  • The commission's October 1997 report, Critical Foundations: Protecting America's Infrastructures, described the potentially devastating implications of poor information security from a national perspective.

  • Bradley used this technique to devastating effect, and he did so repeatedly through the hour-long broadcast.

  • Montréal’s oldest monument was somewhat provocatively erected in 1809, just four years after the British admiral’s devastating defeat of the French at Trafalgar.

  • The HIV/AIDS epidemic is having a devastating impact in sub-Saharan Africa and other resource-constrained regions.

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