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  Definition of destruction
  1. termination by an act of destruction
  2. an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
  3. a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
Similar Words: devastation, demolition, wipeout, end, death

 

Hyponyms: disaster, kill, laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking, razing, leveling, tearing down, demolishing, annihilation, obliteration, decimation, self-destruction, neutralization, neutralisation, sabotage, extermination, liquidation, holocaust, demolition, spoliation, vandalism, hooliganism, malicious mischief, disintegration, eradication, ravage, depredation, wrack, rack

 

Derivational Morphology: lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge, destroy, destruct, ruin, eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off, kill, obliterate, erase, cancel out, sweep away, demolish, pulverize, pulverise, die, end, terminate, stop, finish, cease

 

 
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