destruction etymology

English word destruction comes from Latin destruo (I destroy, demolish, ruin.)

Detailed word origin of destruction

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
destruo Latin (lat) I destroy, demolish, ruin.
destructio Latin (lat) Destruction, demolition. Refutation.
destrucion Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Destruction (act of destroying).
destruction English (eng) The act of destroying.. The results of a destructive event.

Words with the same origin as destruction

Descendants of destruo
destroy destroying