Definition for destroyed

adjective as in ruined

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Temperature and humidity can have a profound impact on grain storage, and the wrong environmental conditions can lead farmers to destroy significant portions of crop storage.

“We need to look at the places that are most at risk for not just fires, but disastrous fires that destroy whole communities, and do the mitigation work that will save lives and reduce property destruction,” she says.

Meanwhile, 15 fires have destroyed more than 681,000 acres in Washington.

This means that data will be taken by a body, used in a specific way, for a specific purpose, and then deleted or destroyed or given back afterwards.

We shouldn’t confuse the power we currently wield to destroy Earth systems with the power it takes to build stable networks.

An F-35 was destroyed on takeoff earlier in the year when a design flaw in its Pratt & Whitney F135 engine sparked a fire.

Before preservationists could put a stop to it, he and other looters had raided and destroyed precious relics buried at the site.

We already have results: we destroyed many vehicles, military convoys, seized many trophies.

They had a freak-out moment and destroyed some source material.

Heal STL was destroyed, as were several other shops and offices contained in the building that went up in smoke Monday night.

I admitted every one of these possibilities but said, every time, that taken together, they destroyed one another.

And though I never suspected it at the time, I have no doubt that he pocketed the money and simply destroyed the letters.

He made a violent assault against the nation of his enemies, and in the descent he destroyed the adversaries.

He was long engaged in sanguinary war with the Turks and the French, who pillaged and destroyed his frontier towns.

More than once she destroyed pages, as being too sacred a confidence for unloving eyes to read.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to destroyed, such as: broken, demolished, devastated, lost, ravaged, and ruined.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.