• (adj): Causing destruction or much damage.
    Example: "A policy that is destructive to the economy"; "destructive criticism"

Some articles on destructive:

Burroughs Large Systems Instruction Sets - Scan Operators
... SWFD — Scan while false, destructive SISO — String isolate SWTD — Scan while true, destructive SWTU — Scan while true, update SLSD — Scan while less ...
Hurricane Severity Index
... Severity Index (or HSI) is a hurricane rating system which defines the strength and destructive capability of a storm ... to demonstrate that two hurricanes of similar intensity may have different destructive capability due to variances in size, and furthermore that a less intense, but very ...
Destructive Fishing Practices
... The phrase destructive fishing practices (or DFPs) has been featured in international fisheries literature for around three decades ... held in Johannesburg in 2002, contain a commitment to phasing out destructive fishing practices in the marine environment by the year 2012 ... Many nations had made commitments to end destructive fishing practices much earlier ...
Destructive Distillation
... Destructive distillation is the chemical process involving the decomposition of feedstock by heating to a high temperature the term generally applies to processing of organic material in the absence ... coal tar and ammonia liquor are examples of commercial products of the destructive distillation of coal ... Destructive distillation of any particular inorganic feedstock produces only a small range of products as a rule, but destructive distillation of organic materials commonly ...
Love Addiction - Love Withdrawal
... may result in extreme debilitating pain, obsession, and otherwise avoidable destructive and/or self-destructive behaviors ... during withdrawal can result in extreme debilitating pain, obsession, and otherwise avoidable destructive and/or self-destructive behaviors including violence (to others or ...

Famous quotes containing the word destructive:

    Whenever any form of government shall become destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, & to institute new government, laying it’s foundation on such principles & organising it’s powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety & happiness.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
    Walter Benjamin (1892–1940)

    [U]nless a woman is held, by man, safe within the bounds of belief, she becomes inevitably a destructive force.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)