Definition of Destroyed

1. Adjective. Spoiled or ruined or demolished. "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"




2. Adjective. Destroyed physically or morally.
Exact synonyms: Ruined
Similar to: Lost

Definition of Destroyed

1. Verb. (past of destroy) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Destroyed

1. destroy [v] - See also: destroy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Destroyed

destratification
destratifications
destratificator
destratificators
destress
destressification
destressing
destreza
destrier
destriers
destrin
destroi
destroy
destroyable
destroyed (current term)
destroyed jeans
destroyer
destroyer escort
destroyer escorts
destroyer leader
destroyer leaders
destroyer minesweeper
destroyer minesweepers
destroyers
destroyest
destroyeth
destroyin'
destroying
destroying angel

Literary usage of Destroyed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Both post and mission were destroyed a few months later by the English captain Argall, Brother Du Thet being killed in the attack and Fathers Biard and ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Besides this an electrolytic separation usually takes place after a time and the conductivity of the mixture is destroyed by arcing. ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"He had commenced an active persecution of the Christians, had destroyed churches and rebuilt heathen temples. He consented, however, to an interview with ..."

4. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"When in the sixth century before our era, Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon destroyed Tyre, Carthage broke off all further relations with the Mother Country and ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"In this town, for instance, we have a large parish (St. Mary's), the registers of which, some fifty years ago, were totally destroyed by fire, ..."

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