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Another word for destruction

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Noun
  1. The act of destroying or state of being destroyed

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  2. An act, instance, or consequence of breaking

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  3. Something that causes total loss or severe impairment, as of one's health, fortune, honor, or hopes

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Another word for destruction

Synonym Study

  • Dilapidation implies a state of ruin or shabbiness resulting from neglect the dilapidation of a deserted house
  • Havoc suggests total destruction or devastation, as following an earthquake or hurricane the storm wreaked havoc along the coast
  • Ruin implies a state of decay, disintegration, etc. especially through such natural processes as age and weather the barn is in a state of ruin
  • Destruction implies annihilation or demolition, as by fire, explosion, flood, etc. the destruction of the village in an air raid