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  1. (of an occupation, situation, etc) unremittingly monotonous
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Examples from the Web for soul-destroying

Historical Examples

  • For you, you who seek for your poor child a soul-destroying infidel as teacher.

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    Georg Ebers

  • Fear, corroding, soul-destroying fear, had found a footing there.

    The Yazoo Mystery

    Irving Craddock

  • Put to death in me the soul-destroying passions of the body.

  • Always protect, guard, and keep me from soul-destroying words and deeds.

  • And I believe that all but local politics are unfruitful and soul-destroying.