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[()·めつ()]
hametsu
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 破滅

noun, suru verb
  1. ruin; destruction; fall

Definition and Synonyms for 破滅

Wrecking destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
Synonyms: , 壊滅, , , 没落, 滅亡, 疲弊, 破壊, 破滅, 荒廃, 衰亡
Ruin reduce to ruins
Synonyms: 破滅
Fall suffer defeat, failure, or ruin
Synonyms: 倒れる, 失墜, 滅ぶ, 滅する, 滅びる, 滅亡, 破滅, 衰亡
Downfall failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
Synonyms: 凋落, 崩れ, 崩れる, 廃残, 廃滅, 挫折, 敗残, 没落, 破滅, 落ちぶれる, 落魄, 覆滅, お釈迦, 零落
Ruin an event that results in destruction
Synonyms: , , , 没落, 滅亡, 破滅, 荒廃, 衰亡
Rack the destruction or collapse of something
Synonyms: 破滅
Downfall a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
Synonyms: フォール, 下落, 不良化, 低減, 低落, 凋落, 失陥, 没落, 減少, 滅亡, 破滅, 落下, 衰亡, 転落, 降下
Dilapidation the process of becoming dilapidated
Synonyms: , , , 没落, 滅亡, 破滅, 荒廃, 衰亡
Catastrophe a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune
Synonyms: にくい, カタストロフィー, 凶事, 凶変, 危難, , 厄災, 壊滅, 変災, 大厄, 大災, 大難, 天災, 奇禍, 惨事, 惨害, 惨禍, 災い, 災厄, 災害, 災禍, 災難, 破局, 破滅, , , 禍害, 禍言, , 難い
Desolation the state of being decayed or destroyed
Synonyms: 壊滅, 滅亡, 破滅, 荒廃, 衰亡
Ruin an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
Synonyms: 破滅

Meanings for each kanji in 破滅

rend; rip; tear; break; destroy; defeat; frustrate Kanji Details »
destroy; ruin; overthrow; perish Kanji Details »

Categories 破滅 is a member of

Devastation the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
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Desolate cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
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Miscarry be unsuccessful
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Failure an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
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Demolition an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
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Weakening becoming weaker
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Decay the process of gradually becoming inferior
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Hardship a state of misfortune or affliction
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Deterioration a symptom of reduced quality or strength
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Desolation the state of being decayed or destroyed
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 破滅

Sample Sentences for 破滅

When the flatterer pipes, then the devil dances.
But for my advice he would have been ruined.
If this organization is left as it is, it will soon go bankrupt; its recovery is as difficult as swapping horses while crossing a stream.
The war brought ruin to the country.
Pride comes before a fall.

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