Destruction is defined as the tearing down or dismantling or killing of something.
A grave misfortune.
(Proper) That section of Dante's Divine Comedy which describes hell and the sufferings of the damned
(Informal) A severe defeat, as in a sports event.
Destruction or surrender of anything for the sake of something else; devotion of some desirable object in behalf of a higher object, or to a claim deemed more pressing.
The killing of a human being, esp. in a brutal manner
the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime from 1941 until 1945
Any cause of a person's downfall, destruction, etc.
Intense, repeated attack or criticism:
The act or practice of violently destroying; destruction
The definition of a catastrophe is a large, often sudden, disaster or ending.
Bloody and extensive slaughter, esp. in battle; bloodshed
Find another word for holocaust. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for holocaust, like: destruction, disaster, genocide, inferno, massacre, sacrifice, slaughter, final-solution, shoah, anti-semitism and nazism.