Definition of Ruinously

1. Adverb. In a ruinous manner or to a ruinous degree. "Ruinously high wages"

Partainyms: Ruinous



Definition of Ruinously

1. Adverb. In a way that will cause ruin. ¹

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Definition of Ruinously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruinously

ruinate
ruinated
ruinates
ruinating
ruination
ruinations
ruined
ruiner
ruiners
ruing
ruings
ruiniform
ruining
ruinings
ruinous
ruinously (current term)
ruinousness
ruinousnesses
ruins
ruitenbergite
ruizite
rukh
rukhs
rulable
rule
rule-based
rule-book
rule-books
rule-governed
rule-of-thumb

Literary usage of Ruinously

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1. The Upper Canada Law Journal and Municipal and Local Courts' Gazette by William S. Hein & Company (1860)
"Was it fair to carve out of the centre of a farm one-third of it, so as to render the working of the remainder ruinously expensive ? ..."

2. Observations on the Management of Trusts for the Care of Turnpike Roads by John Loudon McAdam (1825)
"... most ruinously expensive plan that any Trust can adopt. It has created feelings of the deepest disappointment in those individuals who have so ..."

3. Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1829)
"But when by a blind concourse, particular occupations are ruinously overcharged, and others left in want of hands, the national authorities can do much ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1827)
"In the nature of things, freights cannot be regularly ruinously low in the Baltic trade, and profitable in the trade with Canada and other parts ..."

5. Trusts, Pools, and Corporations by William Zebina Ripley (1916)
"The result is that any effort on the part of any one of these great steel companies to inaugurate a trade war by ruinously underselling a competitor would ..."

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