Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; waste; ravage; havoc.
  • noun In law, waste of the goods of a deceased person by an executor or administrator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; a laying waste.
  • noun (Law) Waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; a laying waste.
  • noun Waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an event that results in total destruction
  • noun plundering with excessive damage and destruction
  • noun the state of being decayed or destroyed
  • noun the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed
  • noun the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

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  • Daffynition: Where people wait for buses. (the-bus-station)

    June 16, 2012