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Ruin Ru"in, n. [OE. ruine, F. ruine, fr. L. ruina, fr. ruere,
rutum, to fall with violence, to rush or tumble down.]
1. The act of falling or tumbling down; fall. [Obs.] ``His
ruin startled the other steeds.' --Chapman.
2. Such a change of anything as destroys it, or entirely
defeats its object, or unfits it for use; destruction;
overthrow; as, the ruin of a ship or an army; the ruin of
a constitution or a government; the ruin of health or
hopes. ``Ruin seize thee, ruthless king!' --Gray.
3. That which is fallen down and become worthless from injury
or decay; as, his mind is a ruin; especially, in the
plural, the remains of a destroyed, dilapidated, or
desolate house, fortress, city, or the like.
The Veian and the Gabian towers shall fall, And one
promiscuous ruin cover all; Nor, after length of
years, a stone betray The place where once the very
ruins lay. --Addison.
The labor of a day will not build up a virtuous
habit on the ruins of an old and vicious character.
4. The state of being dcayed, or of having become ruined or
worthless; as, to be in ruins; to go to ruin.
5. That which promotes injury, decay, or destruction.
The errors of young men are the ruin of business.
Syn: Destruction; downfall; perdition; fall; overthrow;
subversion; defeat; bane; pest; mischief.
Meaning of ruins from wikipedia
- this article
is about ruins
in architecture. for other
uses of ruin and ruins, see ruins
(disambiguation). 'ruined' redirects
here. for the play by lynn
are the remains
of man-made architecture. ruins
or ruin may refer
to: the ruin (ukrainian history), a period
in ukrainian history after
is an american deathcore
band from westfield, m****achusetts. they are currently signed
to e1 music
and good fight
music. the group
- art in ruins
in 1984 as a collaborative interventionist practice
in art and architecture, staging
exhibitions, and publishing
texts, by artists
is a ****anese music
only of drummer/vocalist tatsuya yoshida
and a b**** guitarist
(there have been four such b****ists in the band's
- the Üçayaklı ruins
are in mersin
province, turkey. Üçayaklı ruins
are on the plateau
at the south
of toros mountains
with an altitude
of 1,160 metres
- greyhawk ruins
is an adventure module
for the dungeons
role-playing game. it was published
in 1990 by tsr, inc. for the second
- the ruins
of st. paul's (chinese: 大三巴牌坊; cantonese
sāam bā pàaihfōng) are the ruins
of a 16th-century complex
antónio, macau, china