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    ruinous

    ruinous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ruinous

    Definition
    (adj) extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin
    Synonyms : catastrophic
    Example Sentence
    • a catastrophic depression
    • catastrophic illness
    • a ruinous course of action
    Definition
    (adj) causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin
    Synonyms : blasting
    Example Sentence
    • the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit
    • the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces
    • a ruinous war
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