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English word destructive comes from Latin destructivus (Destructive.).

Destructive etymology history

Destructive detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
destructivus Latin (lat) Destructive.
destructif Middle French (frm)
destructive English (eng) (computing) Lossy; causing irreversible change.. Causing breakdown or disassembly.. Causing destruction; damaging.