(1) The termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
(2) An event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
(3) A final state
"He came to a bad end"
"The so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
- The act of destroying.
- The destruction of the condemned building will take place at noon.
- The results of a destructive event.
- Amid the seemingly endless destruction, a single flower bloomed.