Synonyms for Destructive:
detrimental, devastating, deadly, deleterious, harmful, disastrous, injurious, calamitous, catastrophic, damaging.
revolting, repulsive, repugnant, disgraceful, foul, evil, hideous, sinful, damnable, baneful, sinister, monstrous, calamitous, bad, wicked, repellent, reprehensible, atrocious, terrible, offensive, nefarious, loathsome, heinous, detrimental, abominable.
•hurtful, disparaging (adjective)
corrosive, injurious, offensive, caustic, negative, adverse, erosive.
•injurious, devastating (adjective)
detrimental, ruinous, dire, internecine, damaging, deadly, cataclysmic, cancerous, lethal, annihilative, evil, deleterious, suicidal, disastrous, fell, venomous, harmful, baleful, calamitous, toxic, fatal, catastrophic, baneful, mortal.
n.hazardous, risky, perilous, unsafe, dangerous. fatal, help, fateful. •destructive (noun)
annihilating, ravaging, vitriolic, devastating, ruinous, obliterating, wasteful, blasting, damaging, annihilative, corrosive, crushing, caustic, obscurant, cataclysmic, erosive, negative, cataclysmal, withering, soul-destroying.
unfavorable. fatal. •fatal
•Other relevant words:
fateful, toxic, erosive, annihilative, lethal, mortal, hazardous, dire, disruptive, adverse, dangerous, internecine, baleful, fatal, obscurant, incendiary, help, withering, unfavorable, negative, murderous, soul-destroying, ravaging, fell, vitriolic, caustic, venomous, crushing, cataclysmic, risky, ruinous, unsafe, annihilating, cancerous, corrosive, wasteful, curative, perilous, suicidal, obliterating, blasting, subversive, cataclysmal.
Usage examples for destructive
He developed destructive tendencies as a boy; he had to take everything to pieces. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various