Example sentences for: destructive

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

  • Le Monde 's editorial Sunday said the action might be "terribly counterproductive" because it won't change the minds of Serbs who believe Milosevic's propaganda, but it will appear pointlessly destructive of human lives to those who don't.

  • The resulting crash killed 583 people in what is still the most destructive accident in aviation history.

  • He's not going to argue with Gore over which party is destructive or blameworthy.

  • He has been equally destructive as a legislator: A fervent anti-Communist, he championed right-wing despots across Latin America (including death-squad leaders).

  • He was hailed for his "life-affirming" approach to the traumas of the 20 th century; he was condemned and commended for his emphasis on mankind's destructive impulses.


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