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Adjective: destroyed  di'stroyd
  1. Spoiled, ruined or demolished
    "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"
     
  2. Destroyed physically or morally
    - ruined
Verb: destroy  di'stroy
  1. Do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
    "The fire destroyed the house";
    - destruct, spiflicate, spifflicate
     
  2. Damage beyond use or repair
    "You have destroyed my car by pouring sugar in the tank!";
    - ruin, spiflicate, spifflicate
     
  3. Defeat soundly
    "The home team destroyed the visitors";
    - demolish, spiflicate, spifflicate
     
  4. Put (an animal) to death
    "The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid";
    - put down, spiflicate, spifflicate

See also: annihilated, blighted, blotted out, broken, burned, burned-out, burned-over, burnt, burnt-out, damaged, demolished, despoiled, dismantled, done for, downfallen, exterminated, extinguished, fallen, finished, gone, impoverished, kaput, lost, obliterate, obliterated, pillaged, raped, ravaged, razed, ruined, sacked, scorched, shattered, spoilt, tattered, totaled [US], totalled, war-torn, war-worn, wiped out, wrecked

Type of: defeat, get the better of, kill, overcome, undo, unmake

Antonym: preserved

Encyclopedia: Destroyed

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