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ruined

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

facing certain defeat, disaster, or death
  • your chances for a promotion were ruined the instance you started mouthing off to the boss

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ruined

verb
past tense of ruin

Synonyms & Antonyms of ruined (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to lose one's fortune and become unable to pay one's debts
  • after he was ruined by the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the industrialist was forced to sell his mansion and start all over again

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3 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • a huge fire that ruined an entire city block

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“Ruined.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ruined. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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