Meaning of 破灭

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miè (Trad.: 破滅)
to be shattered; to be annihilated (of hope, illusions etc)
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Synonym: 幻灭 破碎 落空
Antonyms: 实现 落空
Example Sentences
But hopes earlier in the day of an imminent deal to end six weeks of crisis appeared to have been dashed.
Black people have more than their share of experience with disappointment and dashed dreams.
It was not illusions about the new capitalism, but disillusion about the possibility of changing it, which proved decisive.
I wish that as human beings there was something inside us that would wake us up to the story of God besides crisis, besides Jordan Rivers, besides shattered dreams.
You can guess what happened when those hopes were dashed.