11 Letters
7 Consonants
4 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use destruction as a noun in a sentence.
About Destruction
A 3 syllables noun and 11 letters with the letters c, d, e, i, n, o, r, s, t, and u, 7 consonants, 4 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letter u. Destruction starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters d, de, des, dest, destr, and the ending characters are n, on, ion, tion, ction, ..
Termination by an act of destruction
Middle English
Compound Words
A compound word, destruction has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are destruct, and ion.
School Grade
Destruction is set as a grade six word that starts with d, ends with n, 3 syllables, 4 vowels and 11 letters.
Pig Latin
Destruction in Pig Latin is said as "estructionday or estructiondway".
d | e | s | t | r | u | c | t | i | o | n
de | es | st | tr | ru | uc | ct | ti | io | on
des | est | str | tru | ruc | uct | cti | tio | ion
dest | estr | stru | truc | ruct | ucti | ctio | tion
Word Gram
Noun Examples
termination by an act of destruction
an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
a final state;
"he came to a bad end";
"the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Destruction"

There are 333 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to destruction.

Abattoira building where animals are butchered
Abnegationrenunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
Abominationan action that is vicious or vile
an action that arouses disgust or abhorence
"his treatment of the children is an abomination"
Abscissionthe act of cutting something off
Ailmentan often persistent bodily disorder or disease
a cause for complaining
Amputationa surgical removal of all or part of a limb
Annihilationdestruction by annihilating something
Annoyancethe act of troubling or annoying someone
Annoyingthe act of troubling or annoying someone
Assassinationmurder of a public figure by surprise attack

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There are 1 anagrams from destruction.

Anagram Definition
Destructiontermination by an act of destruction

View English words with the unique letters used in destruction. Words With The Letters Cdeinorstu


Destruction derives from 9 words.

Word Definition
Desolatedevastate or ravage
"The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
Destroydefeat soundly
"The home team demolished the visitors"
Destructdo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
"The fire destroyed the house"
Devastateoverwhelm or overpower
"He was devastated by his grief when his son died"
Lay Waste To
Ravage(usually plural) a destructive action
"the ravages of time"
"the depradations of age and disease"
Ruindestruction achieved by wrecking something
Scourgea whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)
Wastewaste away
"Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"


Destruction has 3 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Conclusionthe act of making up your mind about something
"the burden of decision was his"
"he drew his conclusions quickly"
Endingthe act of ending something
"the termination of the agreement"
Terminationthe act of ending something
"the termination of the agreement"


There are 26 hyponyms for destruction

Word Definition
Annihilationdestruction by annihilating something
Decimationdestroying or killing a large part of the population (literally every tenth person as chosen by lot)
Demolishingcomplete destruction of a building
Demolitionthe act of demolishing
Disasteran act that has disastrous consequences
Exterminationthe act of exterminating
Holocaustan act of great destruction and loss of life
Hooliganismwillful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others
Killthe destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile;
"the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
Laying Waste

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