Meaning of RUIN in English


n. Function: noun


Synonyms: DETERIORATION 1, atrophy, decadence, declension, decline, degeneracy, degeneration, devolution, downfall, downgrade


Synonyms: DOWNFALL 2, bane, destroyer, destruction, ruination, undoing

3 the bringing about of or the results of disaster FF1C; met ruin at the hands of the enemy FF1E;

Synonyms: confusion, destruction, devastation, havoc, loss, ruination

Related Words: crumbling, disintegration; break up, dissolution; disrepair; wreck

Contrasted Words: rebuilding, reconstruction, re-creation


Synonyms: INJURY 1, damage, harm, hurt, mischief, outrage

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