Characterized by ruin; ruined; dilapidated; as, an edifice, bridge, or wall in a ruinous state.
Ruinous Sentence Examples
The results were ruinous to France.
It was finally destroyed by Glendower, was a "ruinous building" when seen by Leland (1536) and has since wholly disappeared.
Under these circumstances the narrowing of the band is paid for at a ruinous price, and the arrangement must be condemned altogether.
Briihl must therefore be held wholly responsible for the ruinous policy which destroyed the position of Saxony in Germany between 1733 and 1763; for the mistaken ambition which led Frederick Augustus II.
The ancient chapel adjoining, also ruinous, was a burial-place of the Murrays.