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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdevastateddev‧a‧stat‧ed /ˈdevəsteɪtɪd/ ●○○ adjective  feeling extremely shocked and sad She was left feeling totally devastated.see thesaurus at sad, shocked
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devastatedHe says that he believes the police action contributed to his gran's death: the whole family are devastated.His family and friends are devastated.She says I spoke to people last night, everyone is devastated.Clare was devastated and swore that she would never go back to school again.The whole town was devastated by the tragedy, in which fourteen schoolchildren died.The move comes after bandits stole half of the food aid sent to save starving millions in the devastated country.When we got back, we were devastated to find that the house had been burgled, and everything of value taken.
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