Definition of ruinated in US English:

ruinated

adjective

  • 1In attributive use.

  • 2In predicative use.

  • 3Irreparably damaged or spoilt; brought low. Compare ruinate. Now regional (chiefly Irish English).

Origin

Mid 16th century. From ruinate + -ed. Compare earlier ruinate and slightly later ruined.

Pronunciation

ruinated

/ˈruːɪneɪtɪd/