1. the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

Similar word(s): devastation

Definition categories: act, conclusion, ending, termination

2. an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something

Similar word(s): demolition, wipeout

Definition categories: event, conclusion, ending, finish

3. a final state

Similar word(s): death, end

Definition categories: state

Sentences with destruction as a noun:

- The destruction of the condemned building will take place at noon.

- Amid the seemingly endless destruction, a single flower bloomed.