Definition of Destructionist

1. n. One who delights in destroying that which is valuable; one whose principles and influence tend to destroy existing institutions; a destructive.



Definition of Destructionist

1. Noun. One who delights in destroying that which is valuable, or whose principles and influence tend to destroy existing institutions. ¹

2. Noun. One who believes in the final destruction or complete annihilation of the wicked; an annihilationist. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Destructionist

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Medical Definition of Destructionist

1. 1. One who delights in destroying that which is valuable; one whose principles and influence tend to destroy existing institutions; a destructive. 2. One who believes in the final destruction or complete annihilation of the wicked. Synonym: annihilationist. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Destructionist

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destructionist (current term)
destructionists
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destructive metabolism
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Literary usage of Destructionist

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

1. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1887)
"You will see therefore that he was not a mere destructionist: it was not Christ's purpose to dishonour the law or to enfeeble its application in ..."

2. Human Destiny: A Discussion : Do Reason and the Scriptures Teach the Utter by Charles Frederick Hudson, Sylvanus Cobb (1860)
"Only there is this difference; the destructionist construes the punishment that shall be awarded at that fabulous judgment, to be, or result in, ..."

3. The Yoga-system of Patañjali: Or, The Ancient Hindu Doctrine of by Patañjali, Vyāsa, Vācaspatimiśra (1914)
"He sets up for refutation a destructionist ... [The destructionist might reply that his doctrine of momentariness] does not prove too much, provided we add ..."

4. The Province of Law in Distinction from that of Truth: A Sermon Delivered by Benjamin Franklin Clark (1869)
"Saul of Tarsus was a self-righteous, cruel Pharisee; Paul the apostle was a bright ornament of the Christian Church. Saul of Tarsus was a destructionist; ..."

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