Example sentences for: devastation

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

  • Army striding through some South Seas devastation from Apocalypse Now . What's uniquely his own is the way the havoc periodically grinds to a halt to make room for "relationship" scenes, in which the characters maintain a soap-opera obliviousness to everything (crumbling skyscrapers, fire-breathing beasts) but their feelings .

  • In Jordan, the daily Ad-Dustour said the attacks would "only lead to more devastation and pain to people who have suffered a lot as a result of unjust sanctions."

  • With reference to the devastation he witnessed, he said, "Most people would think that with all those firefighters that it was OK, that things were under control.

  • After centuries of devastation by war, fire, plunder, and sheer neglect, the meticulous restoration work by the Québec provincial government has been a major act of faith in the cultural legacy of New France, reinforcing the provincial motto “Je me souviens.”

  • Le Monde's main front page story and sole editorial were devoted Sunday to the devastation caused by forest fires in the state of Roraima, in northwestern Brazil.


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