Associations to the word «Destruction»


DESTRUCTION, noun. The act of destroying.
DESTRUCTION, noun. The results of a destructive event.
DESTRUCTION PERMIT, noun. (Australia) A government license to kill or remove fauna that would otherwise be protected.

Dictionary definition

DESTRUCTION, noun. The termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists.
DESTRUCTION, noun. An event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something.
DESTRUCTION, noun. A final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne