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Definition of Destruction

Destruction

  1. The act of destroying; a tearing down; a bringing to naught; subversion; demolition; ruin; slaying; devastation.
  2. The state of being destroyed, demolished, ruined, slain, or devastated.
  3. A destroying agency; a cause of ruin or of devastation; a destroyer.

Destruction Quotations

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.
Mahatma Gandhi

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
Thomas Jefferson

Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.
Bob Marley

Even today we raise our hand against our brother... We have perfected our weapons, our conscience has fallen asleep, and we have sharpened our ideas to justify ourselves as if it were normal we continue to sow destruction, pain, death. Violence and war lead only to death.
Pope Francis

The most powerful force ever known on this planet is human cooperation - a force for construction and destruction.
Jonathan Haidt
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Destruction Translations

destruction in Dutch is vernietiging
destruction in Italian is devastazione, distruzione, annientamento
destruction in Latin is exitium, eversio, perditio
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