Example sentences for: devastation

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

  • If Beijing's offer of help can cool things down, then even amid such devastation Taiwan can expect calmer and happier days in the future."

  • No one in official circles questioned the way the fruits of growth were distributed or the extreme corruption and environmental devastation that it generated.

  • But the overwhelming impression the book leaves is less of devastation per se than of contempt--the contempt the Little Father of the People felt for ordinary workers, the generalized contempt for human intelligence that pervaded his regime.

  • One would expect that a certain amount of common sense be exercised: Palm Drive and Bougainvillea Boulevard would be as out of place in Massachusetts as Yucca Lane; with the devastation wrought by Dutch elm disease, one might consider renaming all the streets in America named Elm Street to describe a hardier species.

  • He was still tied for the lead, but that didn't matter, since the devastation of missing that putt ensured that, on the 18 th , facing an almost identically easy putt, three feet straight uphill, he didn't even catch any lip, missed it wide left, game over.


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