What is another word for rubble?

208 synonyms found


[ ɹˈʌbə͡l], [ ɹˈʌbə‍l], [ ɹ_ˈʌ_b_əl]

Rubble is a term that refers to the debris, fragments, and wreckage of a demolished or destroyed structure. It is often associated with the aftermath of earthquakes, natural disasters, and war zones. However, there are various synonyms for the word rubble that could be used interchangeably, such as debris, ruins, wreckage, detritus, and ash. Other synonyms include fragments, remains, residue, and litter. Each of these words conveys a sense of chaos and destruction caused by an external force. Although they have slightly different meanings, they all describe the aftermath of a catastrophic event or the remnants of a structure that has been razed to the ground.

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Usage examples for Rubble

Such places, close to cultivated land yet undisturbed, are the best in which to look for wild flowers; and on the narrow strip beside the hedge and on the crumbling rubble bank of the rough track may be found a greater variety than by searching the broad acres beyond.
"Wild Life in a Southern County"
Richard Jefferies
But the little pool long remains clear, because the water from the stream to enter it has to strain itself through the narrow partition of chalky rubble.
"Wild Life in a Southern County"
Richard Jefferies
Should the multitudes of buildings collapse, how would they dispose of the mountains of rubble?
Nakashima, Tadashi

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