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wreckage

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1 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

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2 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

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3 the destruction or loss of a ship
  • debris floated ashore for weeks after the wreckage

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The first known use of wreckage was in 1837

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“Wreckage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wreckage. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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