Definition of vastation in English:
The action or process of emptying or purifying someone or something, typically violently or drastically.
- Reaching this point of powerlessness - of emptiness - is the vastation that Swedenborg talks about.
- Some vastation is necessary so that our remains can be safely brought to our assistance through His mercy.
mid 16th century: from Latin vastatio(n-), from vastare 'lay waste'.
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