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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·struc·tion /dɪˈstrʌkʃən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·struc·tion n.
 1. The act of destroying; a tearing down; a bringing to naught; subversion; demolition; ruin; slaying; devastation.
    The Jews smote all their enemies with the stroke of the sword, and slaughter, and destruction.   --Esth. ix. 5.
 'Tis safer to be that which we destroy
 Than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy.   --Shak.
    Destruction of venerable establishment.   --Hallam.
 2. The state of being destroyed, demolished, ruined, slain, or devastated.
    This town came to destruction.   --Chaucer.
    Thou castedst them down into destruction.   --Ps. lxxiii. 18.
 2. A destroying agency; a cause of ruin or of devastation; a destroyer.
    The destruction that wasteth at noonday.   --Ps. xci. 6.
 Syn: -- Demolition; subversion; overthrow; desolation; extirpation; extinction; devastation; downfall; extermination; havoc; ruin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: termination by an act of destruction [syn: devastation]
      2: an event (or the result of an event) that completely
         destroys something [syn: demolition, wipeout]
      3: a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called
         glorious experiment came to an inglorious end" [syn: end,

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    in Job 26:6, 28:22 (Heb. abaddon) is sheol, the realm of the