destruction destruction  /dɪs ˈtrək ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
  2. (n) an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
  3. (n) a final state

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But there, too, the destruction may have made matters worse.
  2. The destruction was too widespread to be happenstance.
  3. The World Trade Center and Pentagon tragedies produced astonishing twin images of heroism and destruction, capping a year full of photos that were truly unforgettable.

News

  1. Colo. wildfire evacuees see destruction firsthand

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Residents returning to the neighborhoods they were driven from just days ago by Colorado's most destructive wildfire ever are seeing firsthand the path of destruction left behind by the flames.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Colorado wildfire evacuees see destruction firsthand

    Residents are seeing firsthand the path of destruction left behind by one of Colorado's most destructive wildfires.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KABC-TV Los Angeles

  3. Colo. Fire Evacuees See Destruction Firsthand

    Colo. wildfire evacuees seeing destruction from devastating blaze firsthand        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: ABC News

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