destructionist
noun Date: 1833 one who delights in or advocates destruction

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  • Destructionist — De*struc tion*ist, n. 1. One who delights in destroying that which is valuable; one whose principles and influence tend to destroy existing institutions; a destructive. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) One who believes in the final destruction or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • destructionist — [di struk′shənist] n. a person who believes in or favors destruction, as of an existing social order …   English World dictionary

  • destructionist — /di struk sheuh nist/, n. an advocate of the destruction of an existing political institution or the like. [1800 10; DESTRUCTION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • destructionist — de·struc·tion·ist …   English syllables

  • destructionist — de•struc•tion•ist [[t]dɪˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst[/t]] n. gov an advocate of the destruction of an existing political institution or the like • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • destructionist — /dəˈstrʌkʃənəst/ (say duh strukshuhnuhst) noun an advocate of the destruction of an existing political institution or the like …   Australian English dictionary

  • destructionist — sh(ə)nə̇st noun ( s) 1. : one who delights in destroying 2. : an advocate of destroying existing institutions …   Useful english dictionary

  • annihilationist — Destructionist De*struc tion*ist, n. 1. One who delights in destroying that which is valuable; one whose principles and influence tend to destroy existing institutions; a destructive. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) One who believes in the final… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Annihilationist — An*ni hi*la tion*ist, n. (Theol.) One who believes that eternal punishment consists in annihilation or extinction of being; a destructionist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Destructive — De*struc tive, n. One who destroys; a radical reformer; a destructionist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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