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Noun ruination has 4 senses
- ruin, ruination - an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction; "you have brought ruin on this entire family"
--1 is a kind of devastation, desolation
- ruin, ruination - an event that results in destruction
--2 is a kind of destruction, demolition, wipeout
--2 has particulars: devastation, desolation; shipwreck
- downfall, ruin, ruination - failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
--3 is a kind of failure
--3 has particulars: finish
- laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking - destruction achieved by wrecking something
--4 is a kind of destruction, devastation