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Synonyms for destruction
dɪˈstrʌk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. destruction, devastation(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    end, death, desolation, wipeout, devastation, ravaging, demolition

  2. destruction, demolition, wipeout(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    wipeout, end, demolition, death, devastation

  3. end, destruction, death(noun)

    a final state

    "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"

    Synonyms:
    goal, remainder, devastation, terminal, last, expiry, conclusion, end, ending, death, demolition, demise, wipeout, dying, remnant, closing, close, final stage, oddment, decease

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. destruction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    demolition, subversion, overthrow, ruin, havoc, shipwreck

  2. destruction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    desolation, devastation, ravage

  3. destruction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    eradication, extirpation, extinction

  4. destruction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    death, slaughter, murder, massacre

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. destruction(n)

    Synonyms:
    annihilation, demolition, eradication, ruin, perdition, havoc, vandalism, subversion, desolation, devastation, iconoclasm

    Antonyms:
    conservation preservation, perpetuation

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How to use destruction in a sentence?

  1. Richard Shipley:

    To see that it turned into all this violence and destruction, I am appalled, i want y'all to get justice for my son, but don't do it like this here.

  2. Abdullah Faaruuq:

    ISIS was not created by Islamic teachings, it was created by the United States ’ encouragement into other people’s countries seeking weapons of mass destruction that don’t exist, and destroying their societies and leaving the bitter taste in young people’s mouths.

  3. Abu Ahmad:

    We don't dare come out of our houses, there is death everywhere, the stench of death, of destruction. It's terrifying.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    In Hinduism, there is a concept of "Trimurti", or the Great Trinity or the Supreme Power, which embodies the cosmic functions of creation, maintenance, and destruction. These three cosmic functions are personified, in the Hinduism, by the forms of Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver and Shiva the destroyer of evil. In my view, the word God also signifies, in it's three letters, these three cosmic functions of the Great Trinity from Hinduism, i.e. Generation, Organization and Destruction. I find it interesting that the concept of Great Trinity from ancient Eastern culture has been the basis for many faiths in the Western culture. It's amazing!

  5. Kristen Korte:

    He upholds the Constitution. Hes backing the police, and helping with all the violence and destruction and the killing from the riots and everything.I could go on and on, biden supports violence in their cities. He supports late-term abortion. I just dont see suburban moms getting behind that.

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