Part of speech: noun

That which destroys.

Part of speech: noun

The act of destroying, or state of being destroyed; demolition; ruin.

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Usage examples "destruction":

  1. And she jest brought ruin and destruction onto the hull world by it. - "Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician", Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley).
  2. He was in Rome, you know, at the time of its destruction. - "Lord of the World", Robert Hugh Benson.
  3. And their going from us to be utter destruction; but they are in peace. - "The Pleasures of Life", Sir John Lubbock.