ruination

Definitions of ruination
  1. noun
    destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    synonyms: laying waste, ruin, ruining, wrecking
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    type of:
    destruction, devastation
    the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
  2. noun
    an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    synonyms: ruin
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    type of:
    desolation, devastation
    the state of being decayed or destroyed
  3. noun
    an event that results in destruction
    synonyms: ruin
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    types:
    desolation, devastation
    an event that results in total destruction
    shipwreck
    an irretrievable loss
    type of:
    demolition, destruction, wipeout
    an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
  4. noun
    failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
    synonyms: downfall, ruin
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    types:
    finish
    the downfall of someone (as of persons on one side of a conflict)
    type of:
    failure
    an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
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