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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The condition of something that has collapsed.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : We visited the ruins of ancient Greece. ,The building fell to ruin. ,Alcohol was his ruin. ,the ruin of Oedipus
  • I have a strong memory of the cathedral that was still in ruins from the war.
  • It has been a difficult trek for The President, he was handed a Nation in ruins from the last administration.
  • At the entrance to the ruins is a small museum of archaeological artifacts. for more
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