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destructive

[L. destructus, destroyed]
Causing ruin or destruction; the opposite of constructive.
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In turn, with development come new levels and refined means of destructiveness. It is a cyclical regenerating and degenerating process.
The general equilibrium framework developed in this article extends recent studies in the literature that explicitly take into account the effect of destructiveness on conflict decisions.
From what you describe, his apparent dependence on you could be the start of separation anxiety and could contribute to the destructiveness. It could underlie why he defecates as well.
Kertesz, himself a Holocaust survivor, indicts not only the destructiveness of totalitarianism but the society that allows these tragedies to happen.
He intends to preach "against the evils and destructiveness of Islam" at an English Defence League (EDL) rally in Luton, Bedfordshire, on February 5.
He intends to preach "against the evils and destructiveness of Islam" at an English Defence League rally in Luton, Bedfordshire, on February 5.
An increase in the frequency and destructiveness of coral disease has been identified as one of the threats posed to coral reefs by increased thermal stress from rising temperatures.
However, the people are those that abused religion to tone down the destructiveness. Still, it is clear that this did not happen because of the increase of unbelievers or fundamentalists but because of the fact that the highest religious institutions fell in the hands of destructive people even when religion became a servant to the daily politics.
He concludes that race mattered in determining the destructiveness of warfare during the Middle Period.
And, like with Vietnam, I wonder how any government can survive while there is so much tenacious destructiveness among the general population.
"The explanation for its destructiveness lies not in advance preparation but in the readiness of tens of thousands of Germans to commit violence against their Jewish neighbors" he writes.
"All together, these recent expansion activities indicate that Pakistan is indeed progressing in a strategic plan to improve the destructiveness and deliverability of its nuclear arsenal," the ISIS report stated.