Example sentences for: devastation

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

  • 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.

  • As Foer points out, other areas of Europe experienced blights of the potato crop from the same fungus, but none suffered the human devastation that Ireland did.

  • And think also of what Soviet Communism extracted from America over five decades: stupendous military and economic resources, which could have been far better spent elsewhere; a morally corrupting political division over the response to communism; the deaths of many thousands of Americans in the Vietnam and Korean wars; and the continuing threat of nuclear devastation for decades.

  • 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."

  • After the devastation of the war and the grim sterility of its aftermath, the area has now regained much of its former vibrancy, with cultural centers and Jewish restaurants rubbing shoulders with off-beat cafés and alternative art venues beneath the magnificent black-and-gold-leafed dome of the Neue Synagogue.


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