Ravaged vs Ravished - What's the difference?

ravaged | ravished |


As verbs the difference between ravaged and ravished

is that ravaged is (ravage) while ravished is (ravish).

As an adjective ravished is

having the appearance of having been ravished.

ravaged

English

Verb

(head)
  • (ravage)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=8 citation , passage=It was a casual sneer, obviously one of a long line. There was hatred behind it, but of a quiet, chronic type, nothing new or unduly virulent, and he was taken aback by the flicker of amazed incredulity that passed over the younger man's ravaged face.}}

    ravished

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (ravish)
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • Having the appearance of having been ravished.