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Synonyms for destruction
dɪˈstrʌk ʃənde·struc·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. destruction, devastationnoun

    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, wipeoutnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    wipeout, end, demolition, death, devastation

  3. end, destruction, deathnoun

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. destructionnoun

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

  2. destructionnoun

    Synonyms:
    desolation, devastation, ravage

  3. destructionnoun

    Synonyms:
    eradication, extirpation, extinction

  4. destructionnoun

    Synonyms:
    death, slaughter, murder, massacre

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. destructionnoun

    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. Ibrahim Nseir:

    We are rooted in this country, any picture of Syria without Christians in it is the true destruction of Syria.

  2. Yayna Arieva:

    We will still be fighting until the last drop of blood, but if Ukraine falls, then someone will be next. Russia never stops, they have nothing. They have nothing to feed their people, but still, they will try to take other countries and bring their Russian world – and the Russian world looks like complete [destruction] and fear.

  3. Muriel Bowser:

    This weekend, we saw forces of hate seeking to use destruction and intimidation to tear us apart. We will not let that happen, and continue to stand together strong and United to Love.

  4. Tom Kloza:

    We're seeing demand destruction around the world, but in Mark Zandi it seems like people will be stubborn about Mark Zandi, california has taught us that $ 6.20 a gallon can be tolerated.

  5. David Rausch:

    It does appear that the intent was more destruction than death but again thats all still speculation at this point as we continue in our investigation with all our partners.


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