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Definition of 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

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

What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
Mahatma Gandhi

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

Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.
Bernard Baruch
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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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