Translation of destructive in Spanish:

destructive

destructor, adj.

Pronunciation /dəˈstrəktɪv/ /dɪˈstrʌktɪv/

adjective

  • 1

    (storm/weapon) destructor
    (tendency) destructivo
    (child) destrozón
    the destructive force of the bomb la fuerza destructora de la bomba
    • chemicals which are destructive of the ozone layer productos químicos que destruyen la capa de ozono
    • However, viruses of the mind can program us to think and behave in ways that are destructive to our lives.
    • Alcohol is as destructive to health worldwide as smoking and high blood pressure, it was claimed today.
    • It's not just that these farms are destructive to the local environment and economy.
    • Emotional infidelity is just as, and at times even more, destructive to your marriage.
    • It can be extremely destructive to our health, and a haggard and stressed face is not a beautiful face.
    • Cuts in the sphere of culture and artistic training are enormously destructive to society.
    • I find that very destructive to the confidence in the system and to the future of young people.
    • Addiction can be enormously destructive to the individual and their families.
    • The couple's relationship had been destructive, damaging and unrewarding for both of them.
    • I find it hard to understand that any seafarer could be so wilfully destructive and do such damage.
    • These missiles are the most deadly, destructive and inhumane weapons ever created.
    • On the populous coasts of Sri Lanka and India nobody was aware of the awesome destructive power racing towards them.
    • The vehicles buckle and crash beneath his feet, which is supposed to be an awesome display of his destructive power.
    • These destructive activities disturbed the powers not only at Delhi but also at London.
    • I can sit here today and testify to you that bitterness is a destructive, crippling force.
    • Though she is fierce, terrifying and destructive, the Goddess is said to be quick to come to the aid of her devotees.
    • Beauty can be deadly and destructive, though not the kind which Audrey Hepburn had.
    • This is partly because both sides are animated by a fierce destructive zeal.
    • And all this was mobilised to produce the most destructive weapon ever seen in the history of humanity.
    • Birds are just as destructive and deadly at night as they are during the day and they do fly at night.
  • 2

    (criticism/comment) destructivo
    (criticism/comment) negativo
    • Don't be influenced or affected by negative and destructive people around you.
    • Adopt a positive approach and stay away from negative and destructive people.
    • What do you see as the role of meditation in working with destructive emotions and negative emotions?
    • One of the problems with this type of destructive criticism is that it saps your confidence.
    • It was ungenerous, it was destructive, it was simple-minded, it was vicious, it was rubbish.
    • Upmarket, the Times and Telegraph are platforms for higher but no less destructive forms of scepticism.
    • I remember well that Hamish found the whole process distasteful and destructive.
    • If they are bored, why aren't they constructive instead of destructive?
    • A clear and concentrated state of mind is required, not an aggressive and destructive one.