ru·in·ous adjective \ˈrü-ə-nəs\
: causing or likely to cause damage or destruction
: costing far too much money
: falling apart : badly damaged
: causing or tending to cause ruin
— ru·in·ous·ly adverb
— ru·in·ous·ness noun
Examples of RUINOUS
- The house has fallen into a ruinous state.
- <a ruinous miscalculation of the financial markets left them bankrupt>
First Known Use of RUINOUS
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