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Definition of Destructive

Destructive

  1. Causing destruction; tending to bring about ruin, death, or devastation; ruinous; fatal; productive of serious evil; mischievous; pernicious; -- often with of or to; as, intemperance is destructive of health; evil examples are destructive to the morals of youth.
  2. One who destroys; a radical reformer; a destructionist.

Destructive Quotations

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
Stephen Hawking

Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Salvador Dali

The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Ernest Dimnet

Greed is so destructive. It destroys everything.
Eartha Kitt
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Destructive Translations

destructive in Latin is perniciosus
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