de·​struc·​ti·​ble | \ di-ˈstrək-tə-bəl How to pronounce destructible (audio) \

Definition of destructible

: capable of being destroyed

Other Words from destructible

destructibility \ di-​ˌstrək-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce destructible (audio) \ noun

Examples of destructible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The other new addition to multiplayer is destructible walls. Erik Kain, Forbes, 7 Sep. 2021 These images that populate our collective consciousness all started as a single destructible canvas. Chloe Sarbib,, 8 Sep. 2021 Early on in the tournament that’s not a big deal since there’s a destructible wall in the way. Erik Kain, Forbes, 30 Aug. 2021 Add in the series’ usual destructible buildings, evolving terrain and changing weather (now including a tornado) and there are some clear differences with Call of Duty. Washington Post, 16 June 2021 To wit, Demon's Souls is in love with the movement of tiny pieces of fabric or shreds of armor, or the way destructible environments can break. Julie Muncy, Wired, 24 Nov. 2020 The America that Donald Trump described in his debate with Joe Biden last Thursday night is a strangely destructible place—one that might, in a blink, disappear. Amy Davidson Sorkin, The New Yorker, 25 Oct. 2020 While other, less-destructible materials rely on physics like distributing force, Proteus uses vibration. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 20 July 2020 Schreier's report didn't clarify what aspects of the Battlefield series may have found their way into the prototype, including big vehicles or destructible terrain. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of destructible

circa 1755, in the meaning defined above

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“Destructible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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