Example sentences for: destructive

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

  • Once more, he started the race as an inept political amateur . And once again, he's ending it as a destructive sore loser ."

  • They're either saintly, maternal figures (Kate Keller in All My Sons , Linda Loman in Death of a Salesman , Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible ) or destructive temptresses (Abigail Williams in The Crucible , Catherine in A View From the Bridge , Maggie in After the Fall ). The lack of interest in women's minds is another thing that dates Miller and makes even his more recent plays seem like period pieces.

  • He thinks racism remains pervasive and destructive, a truth that Bradley alone among this season's presidential candidates seems comfortable uttering, and one that West has helped him articulate more pointedly.

  • Coming up with a name like Navistar is certainly creative, and trashing a valuable label like International Harvester is certainly destructive, but the process hardly adds up to Joseph Schumpeter's famous definition of capitalism as a process of "creative destruction."

  • Downsizing itself is an inevitable part of any creatively destructive economy.


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