Translation of ruination in Spanish:

ruination

destrucción, n.

Pronunciation /ˌruəˈneɪʃən//ruːɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    destrucción feminine
    • This relationship was unrealistic, and doomed from the outset, came between Wilde and his art, and became his ruination.
    • We must find out what their weak points are, and then allow their weaknesses to be their ruination.
    • And it is David's well-meaning employment of Sheila as a secretary that leads to his ruination.
    • Universities may be outraged at further ruination - but who cares about bleating academics at election time?
    • One of his vices was gardening, and after ruination in the war he vowed to do nothing but ‘rebuild his estate and worship God’ through his garden.
    • These actions nearly brought about the ruination of the association and the destruction of members' livelihoods.
    • We could have stalled the ruination of thousands of small production units if we had paid heed to the plea of a level-playing field.
    • Much of the rich, original bird and plant life was wiped out by early settlers, who left behind their domestic animals to create further ruination.
    • The principal cause of ruination is wanton excess through the sin of hubris.
    • Compared to the natural process of ruination, human destruction seems much more ferocious.
    • You can protect yourself now, or face ruination.
    • For those without it, drink spells only ruination and confusion.
    • The idea that ruination and decimation of the peasants could promote industrialisation of the country is too absurd in itself.
    • Play was his ruination - he once won £60,000 at a single gaming session, but lost it in a week.
    • It may be possible, she says, to help such opportunists by training them to control their impulses and to think through the consequences of their behaviour: prison, the hurt to family and friends, the ruination of their own lives.
    • A defector from the military regime in the late 1980s, he has seen the ruination of his country by the superstition-ridden clique of generals who have led the country since the 1960s.
    • Those students who had to borrow to get the money to pay their fees in the first place, faced the loss of their homes and ruination of their families to try to protect their rights.
    • It was disordered thinking like that which led to his ruination in the stock market.
    • I suspect that the neglectful ruination of Havana has served a profoundly ideological purpose.
    • There were no thanks, no acknowledgment, just a pointed few words on how the collapse of marriage could bring ruination to society.