Example sentences for: destructive

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

  • Adams saw the new technological forces of a century ago as awe-inspiring, destructive, and almost beyond comprehension.

  • An organization like al Qaeda, headquartered in a country on the other side of the earth, in a region so poor that electricity or telephones were scarce, could nonetheless scheme to wield weapons of unprecedented destructive power in the largest cities of the United States.

  • To the Balinese, the mountains are the abode of the gods, the source of the rivers that water their crops, and of occasional outbursts of destructive fury.

  • "Their loss of control has been jarring to our traditional media and political organizations, who had sat astride a tight monopoly over politics and news," Katz writes in Virtuous Reality . "They fought back and have been fighting ever since, complaining that these new interactive media are dangerous and destructive of public discourse.

  • This all means that "parents have returned to adolescent upbringing in ways that have rendered their children's normally destructive impulses mute."


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