Synonyms and Antonyms of ruination
something that is the cause of one's ultimate failure or loss of life
- In some places, water pollution is causing the ruination of the fishing industry.
the state or fact of being rendered nonexistent, physically unsound, or useless
- Although this is a setback, it isn't complete ruination for the company.
annihilation, decimation, demolishment, demolition, desolation, destruction, devastation, extermination, extinction, havoc, loss, obliteration, ruin, wastage, wreckage
depredation, despoilment, despoliation
breakup, collapse, disintegration, dissolution
assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughter
dismantlement, effacement, eradication
rescue, salvage, salvation, saving
conservation, preservation, protection
reclamation, reconstruction, re-creation, refurbishment, regeneracy, remodeling, renovation, restoration