Origin of destructible
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Examples from the Web for destructible
He was as new as an overnight daisy, and as destructible in Rosella's hands.
Spirit which is eternal had produced matter which is destructible.The God-Idea of the Ancients
Eliza Burt Gamble
According to the principles of the law of the conservation of energy, heat is not destructible.Food in War Time
But all of them that were destructible had been devoured by hungry flames.The Triumph of John Kars
Annihilation, he says, is impossible, because nothing is destructible.Essays in Rebellion
Henry W. Nevinson
- capable of being or liable to be destroyed
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Word Origin and History for destructible
1755, from Late Latin destructibilis, from Latin destructus, past participle of destruere (see destroy).
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