Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use ruination in a sentence
Nazism left no stone unturned to bring about the ruination of Germany.
Like the witches in Macbeth, they stir the pot and conjure ruination.
It looks like the day after the election, the headlines will be Republican rout, Democrat ruination.
Sober or drunk: It looks like the day after the election, the headlines will be Republican rout, Democrat ruination.
And he bristles at the suggestion that he was the ruination of her career.
If the system of charging by time in place of piece-work is adopted it will mean ruination to many business-men.
Too many civilians mixed up in military affairs have nearly been the ruination of the United States during this Rebellion.With Sully into the Sioux Land | Joseph Mills Hanson
The worst you'd get would be a flogging; but it means ruination to the husband.The Inspector-General | Nicolay Gogol
Right here from somewhere in the impending clutter of nondescript ruination we heard many voices singing all together.The Glory of The Coming | Irvin S. Cobb
Carried to the last degree, it would mean ruination; for no provision is made for declines in the market, and resulting losses.All About Coffee | William H. Ukers
British Dictionary definitions for ruination
the act of ruining or the state of being ruined
something that causes ruin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012