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dev·as·tate

 (dĕv′ə-stāt′)
tr.v. dev·as·tat·ed, dev·as·tat·ing, dev·as·tates
1. To lay waste; destroy.
2. To overwhelm; confound; stun: was devastated by the rude remark.

[Latin dēvāstāre, dēvāstāt- : dē-, de- + vāstāre, to lay waste (from vāstus, empty, desolate; see euə- in Indo-European roots).]

dev′as·tat′ing·ly adv.
dev′as·ta′tion n.
dev′as·ta′tor n.

devastated

(ˈdɛvəsteɪtɪd)
adj
very shocked and upset by something
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devastated

adjective shattered, shocked, stunned, overcome, crushed, overwhelmed, distressed, gutted (slang), dazed, knocked sideways (informal), knocked for six (informal) He was devastated by the news of his friend's death.
Translations
zdrcený
fortvivlet
kauhistunut
očajan
打ちのめされた
망연자실한
förkrossad
ทำให้ตกตะลึง
suy sụp

devastated

[ˈdɛvəsteɪtɪd] adj (= deeply distressed) → anéanti(e)
I was devastated → J'étais anéanti.

devastated

مُدَمَّر zdrcený fortvivlet erschüttert συντετριμμένος anonadado, deshecho kauhistunut dévasté očajan devastato 打ちのめされた 망연자실한 van streek zijn van sønderknust zdewastowany devastado опустошенный förkrossad ทำให้ตกตะลึง mahvolmuş suy sụp 被毁坏的
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