destroyed[ dih-stroi ]SEE DEFINITION OF destroyed
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESTROYED
Somewhere between 1267 and 1280 the Castle had been destroyed and rebuilt.
The tent caterpillar, which is easily seen, should be destroyed at once.
For every expectation that he fulfilled there was another that he destroyed.
The enemy had destroyed most of the corn, the Summer before.
And, further, when I had a chance to learn my remedy for myself, you destroyed it.
But she knew that she had survived them, that some great calamity had fallen upon and destroyed them.
The thing that destroyed your father and your Uncle Matthew was their pride in themselves.
Consider, the register itself is destroyed—the clergyman dead.
In their tongue it was called Klatch, which means "destroyed."
Many of them were destroyed at the Reformation, together with the stone altars.
early 13c., from Old French destruire (12c., Modern French détruire) "destroy, ravage, lay waste," from Vulgar Latin *destrugere (source of Italian distruggere), refashioned (influenced by destructus), from Latin destruere "tear down, demolish," literally "un-build," from de- "un-, down" (see de-) + struere "to pile, build" (see structure (n.)). Related: Destroyed; destroying.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DESTROYED
- burned out
- had it
- knocked out
- pegged out
- tired out
- used up
- wiped out
- wrung out