destruction (Meaning)

Wordnet

destruction (n)

the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something

a final state

Webster

destruction (n.)

The act of destroying; a tearing down; a bringing to naught; subversion; demolition; ruin; slaying; devastation.

The state of being destroyed, demolished, ruined, slain, or devastated.

A destroying agency; a cause of ruin or of devastation; a destroyer.

destruction Sentence Examples

  1. The earthquake caused widespread destruction, leveling buildings and leaving entire neighborhoods in ruins.
  2. War brings with it untold suffering and destruction, affecting the lives of countless innocent civilians.
  3. The tornado's path of destruction was evident in the splintered trees and scattered debris left behind.
  4. The fire swept through the forest, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
  5. The bombing raid resulted in extensive destruction to infrastructure and civilian homes.
  6. The dictator's regime was marked by tyranny and destruction, leaving the country in a state of despair.
  7. Addiction can lead to self-destruction, causing harm to one's physical and mental well-being.
  8. Environmental activists warn of the destruction caused by deforestation, urging for sustainable practices.
  9. The archaeological site was preserved to prevent further destruction of ancient relics and artifacts.
  10. The economic downturn resulted in widespread job losses and financial destruction for many families.

FAQs About the word destruction

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The earthquake caused widespread destruction, leveling buildings and leaving entire neighborhoods in ruins.

War brings with it untold suffering and destruction, affecting the lives of countless innocent civilians.

The tornado's path of destruction was evident in the splintered trees and scattered debris left behind.

The fire swept through the forest, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.