Words and phrases that have a meaning related to ruin:   (240 results)

Often used in the same context:
spoil, destroy, ruination, tarnish, devastate, cripple, mar, decimate, wrecking, jeopardize, sully, endanger, derail, undermine, imperil, threaten, implode, overshadow, harm, ruinous, disrupt, obliterate, disintegrate, embitter, scupper, devalue, damaging, ravage, hinder, crumble, engulf, overwhelm, blemishing, doom, hamper, besmirch, disastrous, blacken, cheapen, denude, sabotages, wipe, embarrass, destabilize, prolong, annihilate, tatters, disfigure, trample, disturb, taint, despoil, blighting, lose, downfall, bankrupting, detrimental, squander, detract, eviscerate, impoverish, sunder, paralyze, scuttle, erode, weaken, dampen, diminish, hurt, shatter, waterlog, resurrect, deprive, detriment, contaminate, topple, impede, aggravate, depress, injure, backfire, obstruct, complicate, betray, undo, impair, unhinge, befoul, affect, crimp, collapse, disgrace, risking, disintegration, terrible, ruiner, disappear, drown, bad, peril, sacrificing, upend, shipwreck, disaster, discredit, undoing, wreck, damnation, perdition, demoralization, destitution, salvation, catastrophe, deliverance, disillusion, evil, chaos, destruction, disorganisation

More specific:
blight, break, burn, burn down, bust up, consume, desolate, desolation, despoil, devastate, devastation, devour, explode, fire, get, harry, kick down, kick in, lay waste to, plunder, rape, ravage, sack, shipwreck, vandalise, vandalize, violate, wash out, waste, wrack, wreck

Appears in the definition of:
., assassination, ball up, black, blackwash, blasting, blow, bobble, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, break, bumble, bungle, bust, calamitous, catastrophe, catastrophic, character assassination, crumble, decay, delapidate, dilapidate, disaster, disastrous, fall, fatal, fateful, finished, flub, fluff, foul up, fumble, louse up, mess up, mishandle, muck up, muff, precipitate, rack, relieve, ruined, ruinous, salvage, salvageable, salve, save, screw up, shipwreck, spoil, under, undo, wrack, wreck

More general:
baffle, bilk, building, cross, decay, demolition, desolate, destruction, deterioration, devastate, devastation, edifice, foil, frustrate, impairment, impoverish, lay waste to, queer, ravage, scotch, spoil, thwart, waste

bankrupt, break, desolation, destroy, devastation, dilapidation, laying waste, ruination, ruining, wrecking

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— Adjectives for ruin: utter, financial, own, total, economic, complete, old, certain, final, common, general, more...

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