Definition of devastatingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdevəsteɪtɪŋli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdevəsteɪtɪŋli//
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  1. 1in a way that causes a lot of damage and destruction America has become very good at fighting wars efficiently and devastatingly.
  2. 2in a very impressive and powerful way a devastatingly handsome man The play was devastatingly funny.
  3. 3used to say that a situation or fact makes you shocked and very sad Devastatingly, my mother died from cancer.