Definitions for destructivedɪˈstrʌk tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. destructive(adj)

    causing destruction or much damage

    "a policy that is destructive to the economy"; "destructive criticism"

Wiktionary

  1. destructive(Adjective)

    Causing destruction; damaging.

  2. destructive(Adjective)

    Causing break down or disassembly.

    Catabolism is a destructive metabolism which involves the break down of molecules and release of energy.

  3. Origin: From destructivus, from past participle of destruo + -ivus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Destructive(adj)

    causing destruction; tending to bring about ruin, death, or devastation; ruinous; fatal; productive of serious evil; mischievous; pernicious; -- often with of or to; as, intemperance is destructive of health; evil examples are destructive to the morals of youth

  2. Destructive(noun)

    one who destroys; a radical reformer; a destructionist

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of destructive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of destructive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mike Huckabee:

    It will be destructive.

  2. Tamil Proverb:

    Great anger is more destructive than the sword

  3. National Security Adviser Susan Rice:

    It's destructive to the fabric of the relationship.

  4. Air Force Colonel Vance Spath:

    Unlawful influence in any form is incredibly destructive to our process.

  5. David Koch:

    Make big political contributions, this destructive cycle goes on and on.

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