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See definition of ruining on Dictionary.com
  • as indeleterious
  • as inwrecking
  • as incollapse
  • as indamage

synonyms for ruining

  • bad
  • destroying
  • destructive
  • detrimental
  • hurtful
  • injurious
  • mischievous
  • nocent
  • nocuous
  • pernicious
  • prejudicial
  • prejudicious
  • ruinous
  • bashing
  • battering
  • breaking
  • shattering
  • smashing
  • splitting
  • destructive
  • tearing down
  • bankruptcy
  • catastrophe
  • crash
  • debacle
  • destruction
  • disintegration
  • disruption
  • failure
  • cataclysm
  • disorganization
  • exhaustion
  • faint
  • flop
  • prostration
  • ruination
  • smash
  • subsidence
  • undoing
  • wreck
  • basket case
  • cave-in
  • crack-up
  • smash-up
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antonyms for ruining

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  • aiding
  • assisting
  • helpful
    • miracle
    • success
    • wonder
    • creation
    • good fortune
    • buildup
    • increase
    • rise
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    How to use ruining in a sentence

    I don't despair of seeing you one day at the back of her box, and of bearing that you are ruining yourself for her.
    CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
    It anticipates the climax of the description, besides ruining the scansion of the line.
    CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
    We are not allowed to have hearts, under penalty of being hooted down and of ruining our credit.
    CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
    What is the real difference between stealing money and ruining something that cost money?
    THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
    These have been near ruining the Spaniards several times, and obliged them to apply for re-enforcements from Biscay and Senora.
    THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
    During the revolutionary war the French believed that they could reduce England to impotence by ruining her commerce.
    THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
    He would set impositions of unprecedented length, and revile himself for ruining the victim's handwriting.
    SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
    "These people are ruining themselves," said Mrs. John Rowdy to her husband, on receiving the pink note.
    A LITTLE DINNER AT TIMMINS'SWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
    Ajax grabbed him by the nape of the neck and seat of his uniform, nearly ruining one of the epaulets.
    WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
    His death was the more sad to me because all his sympathies were with the party bent on ruining our country.
    THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO RUINING

    • bankruptcy
    • basket case
    • cataclysm
    • catastrophe
    • cave-in
    • crack-up
    • crash
    • debacle
    • destruction
    • disintegration
    • disorganization
    • disruption
    • exhaustion
    • failure
    • faint
    • flop
    • prostration
    • ruination
    • ruining
    • smash
    • smash-up
    • subsidence
    • undoing
    • wreck
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