Ruined vs Destroyed - What's the difference?

ruined | destroyed |


As verbs the difference between ruined and destroyed

is that ruined is (ruin) while destroyed is (destroy).

As adjectives the difference between ruined and destroyed

is that ruined is incapacitated by drugs or alcohol while destroyed is (ireland|informal) (particularly of a child) soiled, muddied, especially as a result of a fall or spill.

ruined

English

Verb

(head)
  • (ruin)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • incapacitated by drugs or alcohol
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    destroyed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (destroy)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (Ireland, informal) (particularly of a child) soiled, muddied, especially as a result of a fall or spill.