What does the word destruction mean?

Usage examples for destruction

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