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Noun: ruination  ,roo-u'ney-shun
  1. An irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    - ruin
  2. An event that results in destruction
    - ruin
  3. Failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
    - downfall, ruin
  4. Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    - laying waste, ruin, ruining, wrecking

Derived forms: ruinations

Type of: demolition, desolation, destruction, devastation, failure, wipeout

Encyclopedia: Ruination