Definition of destructible in English:



  • Able to be destroyed.

    ‘destructible plastic labels’
    • ‘It was much needed, as the attacking team got to play with the new, destructible vehicles.’
    • ‘The sounds of unloading a missile and watching it crash into a destructible structure gives off a sense of visceral excitement that the first game couldn't touch.’
    • ‘These textures can be so generic that they mask many of the destructible items as they blend into the environment.’
    • ‘For the most part, the team did a pretty good job making the settings look decent with destructible buildings and pseudo-realistic fire effects.’
    • ‘The new levels and goals are excellent, with plenty of variation and more destructible environments.’
    • ‘The pages seemed lost and all the more precious, all the more destructible.’
    • ‘He didn't use any destructible force or laser waves or something; he just used the willpower to meet his demands.’
    • ‘Also, the world is incredibly destructible - the inclusion of parallax mapping really helps to make the destructible world look incredibly real too.’
    • ‘What's new, however, is that the vehicles are destructible.’
    • ‘It has been stated that each city will be destructible.’
    • ‘What is truly impressive, and should be standard in war games, is that most of the environments are destructible.’
    • ‘The 3D engine allows for detailed vehicles (yet the human soldiers look pretty basic) and beautiful landscapes filled with swaying tress and destructible buildings.’
    • ‘Last, but not least, gamers can also acquire a heat-sensitive visor which allows detection of power-ups and secret items behind destructible walls or in hard-to-reach places.’
    • ‘The world is incredibly destructible - you've seen bullet-marks in walls before, but not like this.’
    • ‘Given the destructible environments and all the problems a developer runs into with uncertain terrain, the camera works very well, but there are occasions when it can become stuck or feel unresponsive.’
    • ‘Even more than the ramps, cars or destructible items for the Stunt Arena, the replays feel like a greater reward when you look at them.’
    • ‘As far as interactivity is concerned, there are some partly destructible objects but there are no totally destructible objects for the sake of size and detail.’
    • ‘Grown in the middle of an immense atoll, a long coral bridge was the only thing connecting it to the land; easily destructible and just as quickly repaired.’
    • ‘On top of the great graphics, all objects in the game are destructible.’
    • ‘Once we started looking at solutions for car simulation we realized how amazingly cool it would be if we integrated full physics to create a completely destructible world.’
    fragile, delicate, easily broken, easily damaged, frangible, frail, flimsy, insubstantial
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Mid 18th century (earlier in indestructible): from French, from late Latin destructibilis, from Latin destruct- ‘destroyed’, from the verb destruere (see destroy).