Example sentences for: destroyed

How can you use “destroyed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The first palatial structures at Knossós, and other great cities such as Phaistós and Mália, were erected around 2000 b.c., but these were destroyed by an earthquake 300 years later.

  • We know why she packs her bags after that and could have done without Dafoe's concluding lines about the lives of boys and men beaten by their fathers whose capacity for love and hope has been destroyed at birth.

  • Detailed pathologic studies, although generally performed on destroyed joints obtained at the time of arthroplasty, have suggested that these erosions result from direct invasion of synovial tissue into the adjacent articular bone and cartilage.

  • I say destroyed because I recall having been told many years ago that after his death his two sons (my father and my uncle) spent weeks tearing up old letters.

  • Most of the relies from the past are gone forever, destroyed by the plows of countless generations of farmers, reduced to rubble by erosion, by conquerors, by prehistoric (and modern) urban developers, by fire and flood, and just by time.


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