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Adjective: ruined  roo-ind
  1. Destroyed physically or morally
    - destroyed
  2. Brought to ruin
    "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically";
    - finished, downfallen
Verb: ruin  roo-in or roo-un
  1. Damage beyond use or repair
    "The tears ruined her make-up"; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!";
    - destroy
  2. Destroy or cause to fail
    "This behaviour will ruin your chances of winning the election"
  3. Reduce to bankruptcy
    "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to ruin me!";
    - bankrupt, break, smash
  4. Reduce to ruins
    "The country lay ruined after the war"
  5. Fall into ruin
  6. [archaic] Deprive of virginity
    "This dirty old man ruined several young girls in the village";
    - deflower [archaic]

See also: destroyed, lost

Type of: baffle, bilk [informal], copulate, couple, cross, crumble, decay, desolate, devastate, dilapidate, foil, frustrate, impoverish, lay waste, lay waste to, mate, pair, queer [informal], ravage, scotch, scourge, scupper [informal], spoil, thwart, waste

Encyclopedia: Ruined

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