Word:

Ruinous

Ru´in`ous
a.1.Causing, or tending to cause, ruin; destructive; baneful; pernicious; as, a ruinous project.
After a night of storm so ruinous.
- Milton.
2.Characterized by ruin; ruined; dilapidated; as, an edifice, bridge, or wall in a ruinous state.
3.Composed of, or consisting in, ruins.
Behold, Damascus . . . shall be a ruinous heap.
- Isa. xvii. 1.
Adj.1.ruinous - extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin; "a catastrophic depression"; "catastrophic illness"; "a ruinous course of action"
Synonyms: catastrophic
2.ruinous - causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin; "the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit"; "the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces"; "a ruinous war"
Synonyms: blasting
ablative, annihilative, ausgespielt, baleful, baneful, bankrupt, battered, beat-up, beaten up, bedraggled, biodegradable, black, blasted, blighted, blowzy, broken, broken-down, calamitous, careless, cataclysmal, cataclysmic, catastrophic, chintzy, consuming, consumptive, corrosive, crippling, crumbling, deadly, decomposable, decomposing, decrepit, degradable, deleterious, demolishing, demolitionary, depredatory, derelict, desolated, desolating, destroyed, destroying, destructive, devastated, devastating, dilapidated, dire, disastrous, disintegrable, disintegrated, disintegrating, disintegrative, disjunctive, disruptive, done for, done in, doomful, down-and-out, drabbletailed, draggled, draggletailed, dusty, erosive, fallen, fatal, fateful, finished, fratricidal, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, fusty, gone to pot, gone to seed, grievous, grubby, harmful, in rags, in ruins, informal, injurious, internecine, irremediable, kaput, loose, lumpen, messy, mildewed, moldering, moldy, moss-grown, moth-eaten, mussy, musty, nasty, negligent, nihilist, nihilistic, noxious, overthrown, pernicious, poisonous, poky, ragged, raggedy, ramshackle, ravaged, ravaging, resolvent, ruined, ruining, run-down, rusty, scraggly, seedy, self-destructive, separative, shabby, shattering, shoddy, slack, slatternly, slipshod, sloppy, slovenly, slummy, sluttish, solvent, sordid, spoiled, squalid, stale, subversionary, subversive, suicidal, tacky, tattered, time-scarred, timeworn, tottery, toxic, tragic, tumbledown, undone, unkempt, unneat, unsightly, untidy, vandalic, vandalish, vandalistic, wasted, wasteful, wasting, withering, worn, wrecked, wreckful
Translate Ruinous to German
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