demolished dismantled razed
destroyed destroyed adj. 1. p. p. of {destroy}. [Narrower terms: {annihilated, exterminated, wiped out(predicate)}; {blasted, desolate, desolated, devastated, ravaged, ruined, wasted}; {blighted, spoilt}; {blotted out, obliterate, obliterated}; {demolished, dismantled, razed}; {done for(predicate), kaput(predicate), gone(prenominal), lost, finished(predicate)}; {extinguished}; {ruined, wiped out(predicate), impoverished}; {totaled, wrecked}; {war-torn, war-worn}; {despoiled, pillaged, raped, ravaged, sacked}] Also See: {damaged}. Antonym: {preserved} [WordNet 1.5]

2. destroyed physically or morally.

Syn: ruined. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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