Deconstruct vs Unbuild - What's the difference?

deconstruct | unbuild |


As verbs the difference between deconstruct and unbuild

is that deconstruct is to break something down into its component parts while unbuild is to dismantle or deconstruct (something previously built).

deconstruct

English

(Deconstruction)

Verb

(en verb)
  • To break something down into its component parts.
  • (label) To analyse in terms of deconstruction (a philosophical theory of textual criticism).
  • (label) To analyse (generally).
  • (label) To critique (generally).
  • To destroy.
  • * 2014 , Ian Levy, 2014 Jun 16, The Spurs’ Deconstruction of the Heat Is Now Complete
  • Usage notes

    Narrowly used as a specific kind of literary analysis and criticism; broadly used as a fancy term to mean analysis, criticism, destruction, etc.

    Derived terms

    * deconstructable * deconstructive * deconstructively

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    unbuild

    English

    Verb

  • To dismantle or deconstruct (something previously built).
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=July 2, author=Richard Eder, title=When People, Culture and Even Time Are Suspect, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=His building and unbuilding , both, are a slog. }}