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ru·in

 (ro͞o′ĭn)
n.
1. often ruins
a. The state of being physically destroyed, collapsed, or decayed: The castle fell into ruin.
b. The state of being extensively harmed or damaged: Our vacation plans are in ruins.
c. Poverty of bankruptcy: Their decision brought the bank to ruin.
2.
a. often ruins A destroyed, collapsed, or decayed building or other physical entity: the ruins of the old mill.
b. One that has been extensively damaged or harmed: He is a ruin of his former self.
3. A cause of destruction or irreparable harm or loss: Gambling will be his ruin.
tr.v. ru·ined, ru·in·ing, ru·ins
1. To cause (a building, for example) to be in a destroyed, collapsed, or decayed state.
2. To harm or damage irreparably: A bad diet ruined his health.
3. To reduce to poverty or bankruptcy: Bad loans ruined the banker.

[Middle English ruine, from Old French, from Latin ruīna, from ruere, to rush, collapse.]

ru′in·a·ble adj.
ru′in·er n.

ruined

(ˈruːɪnd)
adj
destroyed or decayed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ruined - destroyed physically or morally
lost - spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon"
2.ruined - doomed to extinctionruined - doomed to extinction      
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
3.ruined - brought to ruin; "after the revolution the aristocracy was finished"; "the unsuccessful run for office left him ruined politically and economically"
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"

ruined

Translations
rozpadlýzničenýzřícený
forfalden
elpusztult
eyîilagîursem er í niîurníîslu
rozpadnutýzrútený
berbat olmuşharapviran

ruined

[ˈruːɪnd] ADJ [building] → en ruinas; [reputation, career, life] → arruinado; [hopes] → defraudado; [plans] → frustrado

ruined

[ˈruːɪnd] adj [building] → en ruine

ruined

adj
buildingin Ruinen pred, → zerfallen; cityin Ruinen pred; he visited ruined Warsawer besuchte das zerstörte or das in Ruinen liegende Warschau
(= wrecked) economyzugrunde or zu Grunde gerichtet, ruiniert; careerruiniert
(financially) → ruiniert, erledigt

ruined

[ˈruːɪnd] adj (person) → rovinato/a; (castle) → in rovina

ruin

(ˈruːin) noun
1. a broken, collapsed or decayed state. the ruin of a city.
2. a cause of collapse, decay etc. Drink was his ruin.
3. financial disaster; complete loss of money. The company is facing ruin.
verb
1. to cause ruin to. The scandal ruined his career.
2. to spoil; to treat too indulgently. You are ruining that child!
ˌruiˈnation noun
ˈruined adjective
1. collapsed; decayed. ruined houses.
2. completely spoiled. My dress is ruined!
ˈruins noun plural
collapsed and decayed buildings. the ruins of the castle.
in ruins
in a ruined state. The town lay in ruins.
References in classic literature ?
When she was a baby, Jo had accidently dropped her into the coal hod, and Amy insisted that the fall had ruined her nose forever.
They talked about it, sipping their coffee on the ruined portico.
She treated me as women of her kind only treat men like me; she ruined me, and left me.
If aught of interest or beauty--even ruined beauty--had heretofore been visible in this man, the beholder might now begin to doubt it, and to accuse his own imagination of deluding him with whatever grace had flickered over that visage, and whatever exquisite lustre had gleamed in those filmy eyes.
All merely graceful attributes are usually the most evanescent; nor does nature adorn the human ruin with blossoms of new beauty, that have their roots and proper nutriment only in the chinks and crevices of decay, as she sows wall-flowers over the ruined fortress of Ticonderoga.
If they had been at all visibly blighted or battered, she would doubtless have grown, on tracing it back, haggard enough to match them; as matters stood, however, I could feel her, when she surveyed them, with her large white arms folded and the habit of serenity in all her look, thank the Lord's mercy that if they were ruined the pieces would still serve.
Well, sir, it is young; but he is as steady as a man, and is strong, and well grown, and though he has not had much experience in driving, he has a light firm hand and a quick eye, and he is very careful, and I am quite sure no horse of his will be ruined for want of having his feet and shoes looked after.
You might complain, but you would get nothing for your pains but a ruined evening; while, as for going to law about it, you might as well go to heaven at once.
I knew a real handsome gal once, in Orleans, as was entirely ruined by this sort o' handling.
I choked out some words through my grief and misery; as much as to say I would spare the sun; for which the lad's eyes paid me back with such deep and loving gratitude that I had not the heart to tell him his good-hearted foolishness had ruined me and sent me to my death.
The stage scenery was ruined, trap-doors were so swollen that they wouldn't work for a week afterward, the fine costumes were spoiled, and no end of minor damages were done by that remarkable storm.
Jim was most ruined for a servant, because he got stuck up on account of having seen the devil and been rode by witches.