de·​struc·​tion·​ist di-ˈstrək-sh(ə-)nəst How to pronounce destructionist (audio)
: one who delights in or advocates destruction

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of destructionist was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Destructionist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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