Causing ruin or destruction
Having the capability or effect of damaging irreparably
The district is exposed to drought and also to destructive floods.
It is useless to suppose that this destructive criticism from within can be neutralized by generously sprinkling the pages of the classical writers with interpretation clauses.
Rats and mice, especially the guayabita (Mus musculus), an extremely destructive rodent, are very abundant.
Like its Cape congener it occasionally partakes of honey, and is often destructive to poultry.
A cyclone which devastated Vavau in April 1900 was the most destructive ever recorded in the group, but hurricanes are rare.