Definition of ravaged in English:


Syllabification: rav·aged
Pronunciation: /ˈravijd


  • 1Severely damaged; devastated: he hopes to visit his ravaged homeland
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    • Rain brought renewed fears of mudslides in areas ravaged by wildfires last year.
    • The small craft shivers within a pyrotechnic display of ravaged primary particles.
    • Every few minutes I think of Cuba about to be ravaged by Hurrican Ivan.
  • 1.1(Of a person) disfigured by age or illness: the sad tales and ravaged faces of the cancer victims
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    • Today at the supermarket I noticed a woman whose skin looked ravaged by the sun.
    • Vassell's recent career has been ravaged by injury.
    • In Oshakati, northern Namibia, we are being ravaged by HIV.

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