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Definitions of destruction

  1. a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an event or the result of an event that destroys something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. termination by an act of destruction Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. That which destroys. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The act of destroying; a tearing down; a bringing to naught; subversion; demolition; ruin; slaying; devastation. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The state of being destroyed, demolished, ruined, slain, or devastated. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A destroying agency; a cause of ruin or of devastation; a destroyer. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The act or process of spoiling or putting an end to; overthrow; ruin; death. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Act of destroying: overthrow: ruin: death. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Act of destroying; demolition; ruin. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. The act of destroying, or state of being destroyed; demolition; ruin. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. The act of destroying; state of being destroyed; ruin, by whatever means; death; slaughter; a destroyer. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. The act of destroying; ruin; demolition; slaughter; death; eternal death. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. in Job 26:6 Job 28:22 (Heb. abaddon) is sheol, the realm of the dead. biblestudytools.com
  16. de-struk'shun, n. act of destroying: overthrow: physical or moral ruin: death: a destructive plague.--adj. DESTRUC'TIBLE, liable to be destroyed.--ns. DESTRUCTIBIL'ITY, DESTRUC'TIBLENESS.--n. DESTRUC'TIONIST, one engaged in destruction: one who believes in the final annihilation of the damned.--adj. DESTRUC'TIVE, causing destruction: mischievous: ruinous: deadly.--adv. DESTRUC'TIVELY.--ns. DESTRUC'TIVENESS; DESTRUC'TIVIST, a representative of destructive principles, as in Biblical criticism; DESTRUC'TOR, a destroyer: a furnace for burning up refuse. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  17. Destroying or being destroyed; what destroys, cause of ruin (is our d.). [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  18. n. Act of destroying or demolishing: ruin by any means;—state of being destroyed, demolished, ruined, slain, or devastated;—destroying agency; cause of ruin or devastation; final ruin of the wicked. Cabinet Dictionary
  19. The act of destroying, waste; murder, massacre; the state of being destroyed; in theology, eternal death. Complete Dictionary
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