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de·struc·tive

 (dĭ-strŭk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Causing or wreaking destruction; ruinous: a destructive act; a policy that is destructive to the economy.
2. Designed or tending to disprove or discredit: destructive criticism.

de·struc′tive·ly adv.
de·struc′tive·ness, de′struc·tiv′i·ty (dē′strŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.destructively - in a destructive manner; "he is destructively aggressive"
Translations
بِصورةٍ هَدّامه
destruktivnězhoubně
destruktivtødelæggende
rombolóan
eyîileggjandi
zhubne
yıkıcı bir şekilde

destructively

[dɪsˈtrʌktɪvlɪ] ADVdestructivamente, de modo destructivo
the storm struck violently and destructivelyla tormenta se abatió violenta y destructiva

destructively

[dɪˈstrʌktɪvli] advde façon destructrice

destructively

advdestruktiv; to be destructively criticaldestruktive Kritik üben

destructively

[dɪsˈtrʌktɪvlɪ] adv (act, criticise) → in modo distruttivo

destruction

(diˈstrakʃən) noun
1. the act or process of destroying or being destroyed. the destruction of the city.
2. the state of being destroyed; ruin. a scene of destruction.
desˈtructive (-tiv) adjective
1. causing or able to cause destruction. Small children can be very destructive.
2. (of criticism etc) pointing out faults etc without suggesting improvements.
deˈstructively adverb
deˈstructiveness noun
References in classic literature ?
Niepce, a Frenchman, discovered "actinism," that power in the sun's rays which produces a chemical effect; that granite rocks, and stone structures, and statues of metal "are all alike destructively acted upon during the hours of sunshine, and, but for provisions of Nature no less wonderful, would soon perish under the delicate touch of the most subtle of the agencies of the universe.
The South Bank Show host said appreciating art, music, literature, comedy and drama helped cultures and communities express themselves creatively not destructively.
They will fail in their continued attempts to force their immigrant quotas against each country's wishes, and they will fail to increase Ireland's taxes to their destructively higher target levels, and they have failed to complete a trade deal with Canada.
And like volcanoes, it has the potential to explode out destructively.
Dogs don't destructively dig things up just for the sake of it.
Addressing the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Kuwait's permanent representative to the United Nations and International Organizations Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim said: "Wars and armed conflicts in some Arab countries are still destructively affecting our brotherly people and their civil institutions.
Smoggyrob87 @1987_lindsay Destructively disappointing display dissipates even the dying dregs of dreamland Paul Roberts @deepdelve Not our day but not a disaster; Still in our own hands Mark Poole @TheBrantas I hate football Peter Brock @Jooky85
The Ukrainian delegation also chipped in destructively.
Dogs: Their Secret Lives Channel 4, 8pm Vet Mark Evans helps more problem pooches by observing their behaviour while they are alone, dealing with labrador Jaydee, who recycles her own - and other dogs' - waste, and destructively delinquent pointer Loki, who trashes his owners'home every chance he gets.
Apples which do not meet this standard can be sold to the wholesale market or juiced with losses to market value of 50% and 95% respectively, but apples & citrus fruits which are destructively tested are sold as animal feed, composted or sent to landfill.
Writing or journaling allows you to slow down and contemplate how to respond, instead of reacting destructively.
He's constantly being belittled by a sort of destructively loving and protective mother because of the secret surrounding who he really is.