Synonyms of destructive in English:

destructive


See definition of destructive

adjective

1‘the most destructive war the world has seen’

SYNONYMS

devastating, ruinous, disastrous, catastrophic, calamitous, cataclysmic

pernicious, noxious, environmentally unfriendly, harmful, damaging, injurious, hurtful, wounding, violent, detrimental, deleterious, disadvantageous, ravaging, crippling, savage, fierce, brutal, dangerous, fatal, deadly, lethal, death-dealing

ANTONYMS

non-violent, creative

2‘he takes a savage pleasure in destructive rather than constructive criticism’

SYNONYMS

negative, hostile, antagonistic

unhelpful, disobliging, obstructive, vexatious, vicious, unfriendly, discouraging

ANTONYMS

constructive