the state or fact of being rendered nonexistent, physically unsound, or useless <the wreckage of those ancient statues represents a great loss to the art world> Synonyms annihilation
Related Words depredation
Near Antonyms rescue
the portion or bits of something left over or behind after it has been destroyed <the wreckage of the cathedral was kept as a memorial and as a reminder of war's terrible cost> Related Words jetsam
the destruction or loss of a ship <debris floated ashore for weeks after the wreckage>
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