Origin of destructible
Examples from the Web for destructible
He is spirit, which is eternal; woman is matter, which is not only destructible but altogether evil.The God-Idea of the Ancients|Eliza Burt Gamble
It differs materially from destruction by fire, for often destructible property is of value after floods have passed.The Passaic Flood of 1903|Marshall Ora Leighton
The processes depending on the foreconscious system are destructible in a different way.Dream Psychology|Sigmund Freud
He was as new as an overnight daisy, and as destructible in Rosella's hands.The Spinner's Book of Fiction|Various
It is this complete combination, together with the absence of any destructible matter, which gives the enamel its lasting quality.
British Dictionary definitions for destructible
Word Origin and History for destructible
1755, from Late Latin destructibilis, from Latin destructus, past participle of destruere (see destroy).