Synonyms of blasting


1. blast, blare, make noise, resound, noise

usage: make a strident sound; "She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone"

2. smash, nail, boom, blast, hit

usage: hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"

3. blast, shell, bombard, bomb

usage: use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"

4. blast, blow

usage: apply a draft or strong wind to to; "the air conditioning was blasting cold air at us"

5. blast, shell, make, create

usage: create by using explosives; "blast a passage through the mountain"

6. blast, cut

usage: make with or as if with an explosion; "blast a tunnel through the Alps"

7. blast, shoot, fire, discharge

usage: fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"

8. savage, blast, pillory, crucify, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

usage: criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"

9. blast, knock down, smash, dash

usage: shatter as if by explosion

10. blast, shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither

usage: shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly


1. blasting, ruinous, destructive (vs. constructive)

usage: causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin; "the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit"; "the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces"; "a ruinous war"

2. blaring, blasting, loud (vs. soft)

usage: unpleasantly loud and penetrating; "the blaring noise of trumpets"; "shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio"

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