Definition of Destructed

1. Verb. (past of destruct) ¹



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Definition of Destructed

1. destruct [v] - See also: destruct

Lexicographical Neighbors of Destructed

destroyer
destroyer escort
destroyer escorts
destroyer leader
destroyer leaders
destroyer minesweeper
destroyer minesweepers
destroyers
destroyest
destroyeth
destroyin'
destroying
destroying angel
destroys
destruct
destructed (current term)
destructibility
destructible
destructibleness
destructing
destruction
destruction fire
destruction permit
destructionist
destructionists
destructions
destructive
destructive-metabolic(a)
destructive criticism
destructive distillation

Literary usage of Destructed

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

1. The Health Exhibition Literature (1884)
"I say destructed in place of destroyed because the latter word has come to enjoy the questionable privilege of meaning more than belongs to it by right of ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1824)
"We shall all be destructed, sir ! — Oh laws ! where is your honour's double-barrelled gun? Cook. Oh laws, sir ! if it was to be shot off up the chimbley, ..."

3. Select Statutes, Cases, and Documents to Illustrate English Constitutional by Charles Grant Robertson (1904)
"... or endeavoured to be controlled, or the execution thereof destructed, by the lower house of parliament, who are no court, nor have any authority to ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... deliberately destructed on launch —Springfield (Mass.) Sunday Republican, 19 May 1968 A noun destruct was formed at the same time as the revived verb. ..."

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