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Destruction meaning

destruction - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. an event ( or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
  2. 2. The act of destroying; a tearing down; a bringing to naught; subversion; demolition; ruin; slaying; devastation.
  3. 3. The state of being destroyed, demolished, ruined, slain, or devastated.
  4. 4. A destroying agency; a cause of ruin or of devastation; a destroyer.
  5. 5. Act of destroying; demolition; ruin.

destruction - examples of usage

  1. To see Mary was to risk the destruction of this globe. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. They could only hope to get to the end of the line of fire and fight it inch by inch to narrow the path of destruction that it was making for itself. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. Such animals go from bad to worse, and their prompt destruction would, as a rule, be to the interest of the owner. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
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