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Definition of Ruinously

Ruinously
Ruinous Ru"in*ous, a. [L. ruinosus: cf. F. ruineux. See Ruin.] 1. Causing, or tending to cause, ruin; destructive; baneful; pernicious; as, a ruinous project. After a night of storm so ruinous. --Milton. 2. Characterized by ruin; ruined; dilapidated; as, an edifice, bridge, or wall in a ruinous state. 3. Composed of, or consisting in, ruins. Behold, Damascus . . . shall be a ruinous heap. --Isa. xvii. 1. Syn: Dilapidated; decayed; demolished; pernicious; destructive; baneful; wasteful; mischievous. -- Ru"in*ous*ly, adv. -- Ru"in*ous*ness, n.

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