OTHER WORDS FOR ruin
Origin of ruin
synonym study for ruin
OTHER WORDS FROM ruin
How to use ruin in a sentence
The resulting ruin is spectacular — and a sobering reminder that nature’s flux, its evolution, can change speed without notice.Sculpture parks are a great way to see art during a pandemic. Here’s why some are better than others.|Sebastian Smee|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
The cause this time is a scandal over child benefits payments, in which the Dutch tax office mistakenly pursued thousands of families for the repayment of “fraudulent” claims, causing financial ruin for many.
Though he missed the Civil War while studying art in Europe, Valentine returned home to the ruins of Richmond in 1865 and shaped the way generations would view that era of American history.
The marble staircase was “in ruins and we went up chiefly by holding on to the iron railing and putting our feet between the rungs,” she wrote in a letter published in the May 25, 1906 Science.How passion, luck and sweat saved some of North America’s rarest plants|Susan Milius|November 5, 2020|Science News
Stepping delicately from boulder to boulder, I found myself impressed with the multistory ruins and wondering what life in the high cliffs might have been like centuries ago.
Sometimes the ads would get in the way of playing, and a perfectly lined up shot would be ruined.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The real hackers—whoever they may prove to be—had pulled off a feat: they ruined a Hollywood fete.
He said, “war ruined my life,” and told me an absolutely horrific war story.
The guru Rampal is in custody after a deadly battle at his ruined ashram.Is India’s Fallen ‘God-Man’ So Different From a Megachurch Pastor?|Jay Michaelson|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, Cooke can never really bring himself to see Joplin as ruined by the limelight.
You need but will, and it is done; but if you relax your efforts, you will be ruined; for ruin and recovery are both from within.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Meanwhile the cabal against the ruined Ripperda raged with redoubled fury in the Spanish cabinet.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
At the very commencement of the campaign Massna committed a fault which almost ruined his career.
Before Ulm he nearly ruined Napoleon's combination by failing to get in contact with the enemy.
In Ireland they have palpably and greatly benefited every class but the stockholders, and these they have well nigh ruined.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
British Dictionary definitions for ruin
Derived forms of ruinruinable, adjectiveruiner, noun
Word Origin for ruin
Other Idioms and Phrases with ruin
see rack and ruin.