- non·de·struc·tion, noun
- pre·de·struc·tion, noun
- sem·i·de·struc·tion, noun
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How to use destruction in a sentence
This is gossipmongering and, as Republicans like to say, part of the politics of personal destruction.Outing a Celeb Sex Pest and Mourning Larry Flynt … Sorta | Eugene Robinson | February 11, 2021 | Ozy
We should NOT be flying a flag of a group who wants to erase our history and bring mass destruction to our country through Communism.Marjorie Taylor Greene backs legislation to ban Pride flags at U.S. embassies | Chris Johnson | February 1, 2021 | Washington Blade
Climate-change impacts are already a common thread of destruction and violence from the Sahel and South Sudan to Central America.The TIME 2030 Committee Offers 8 Solutions for a More Equitable and Sustainable Future | TIME Staff | January 22, 2021 | Time
“When the books are written about our careers, one of the main things we’ll be judged on is whether we did enough to stop the destruction of life and property due to climate change,” he said.Buttigieg cites ‘generational opportunity’ on infrastructure at confirmation hearing | Ian Duncan, Michael Laris | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
Habitat destruction, loss of food plants, invasive species, climate change, and predation are primarily human-driven problems.We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril - Issue 95: Escape | John Hainze | January 20, 2021 | Nautilus
“The United States had gone to war declaring it must destroy an active weapons of mass destruction program,” the Times reported.
Some of the streets in this part of the town have seen large scale-destruction.
And the Gävle Goat, apparently a sensitive creature, took the destruction hard.
Gävle Goat must be dreading the imminent holiday and his fifty-fifty chance of destruction.
And suddenly you were in the throes of both creation and destruction.
The blind Samson of labor will seize upon the pillars of society and bring them down in a common destruction.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
All things that are of the earth, shall return into the earth: so the ungodly shall from malediction to destruction.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
In the time of destruction they shall pour out their force: and they shall appease the wrath of him that made them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
To fix on any one stage in such an evolution, detach it, affirm it, is to wrest a true scripture to its destruction.Solomon and Solomonic Literature | Moncure Daniel Conway
It also occurs in diseases with extensive and rapid destruction of red blood-corpuscles.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for destruction
the act of destroying or state of being destroyed; demolition
a cause of ruin or means of destroying
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