Definition of ravaged in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈravɪdʒd


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.
1.1Disfigured by age or illness: the ravaged faces of the elderly 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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