2. Verb. (past of devastate) ¹
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Definition of Devastated
1. devastate [v] - See also: devastate
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Literary usage of Devastated
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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"We have no diplomatic difficulties to fear; the devastated regions, happily, ... It seems that our devastated regions will have to wait until the factories ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... a part of the palace, and the upper library were devastated by fire ; but the damage occasioned by this has in great measure been repaired. ..."
3. Report to the American Manufacturers Export Association by the American by American industrial commission to France (1917)
"XXI devastated REGIONS A THE beginning of October we entered the war zone near Belfort, where the destruction by bombardment was comparatively slight. ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Add to this the allurement of her climate and her manners. Italy of the Renaissance, invaded, devastated, trampled under foot by these men of the North, ..."
5. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1919)
"... to remove the The solid black from Lens to Craonne shows the ["S ' ^ ^* munication country ravaged by the Germans in their great retreat THE devastated ..."
6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... sent to Judah a division which occupied and devastated the country and also surrounded Jerusalem. Thereupon Hezekiah gave up his enterprise, ..."
7. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"KING GEORGE IN A devastated FIELD On the Somme the British attacked late in October under weather conditions such as only tragic heroism could endure. ..."
8. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"B Company had been devastated by forty or fifty of them; and B Company's drill on parade was a sight to shudder at. ..."