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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

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

Russia is opposed to the proliferation of mass destruction weapons, including nuclear weapons, and in this context we call upon our Iranian friends to abandon the uranium enrichment programme.
Vladimir Putin

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

We know now that in modern warfare, fought on any considerable scale, there can be no possible economic gain for any side. Win or lose, there is nothing but waste and destruction.
Lester B. Pearson
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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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