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Definition of "vastation" []

  • Devastation, laying waste (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vastation" in a sentence
  • "In London he read two books by Swedenborg, even though he had foresworn reading, and in one of these books he found that what had occurred to him that afternoon was called a vastation, and nothing he ever heard again convinced him that it was not so."
  • "While researching my "Herne the Hunter" Suppressed Transmission, I ran across Henry James, Sr., and his "vastation" at Windsor:Suddenly in a lightning-flash as it were "fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake.""
  • "This "vastation," I maintain contra Swedenborg, is the Sublime spoor of Azathoth."