wholly destroyed

wholly destroyed

In leases and insurance policies employing the term, it means an improvement that is no longer usable for its purpose in any part, not a complete obliteration of all pieces and components.

References in classic literature ?
Vernon, to whom she was always much attached, would be wholly destroyed by the marriage.
If it were his eyeballs only that were affected, or if his optic nerve were not wholly destroyed, the explanation was simple.
Circumstances, however, have wholly destroyed them.
The sources said the vehicle is wholly destroyed in the crash.
When she unknowingly submits a correct answer to the code disguised as a puzzle over the internet, she doesn't realise the danger she's placed herself in, or that she's just volunteered to have her life wholly destroyed.
He also condemned the Israeli practices in Quneitra that wholly destroyed more than 300 villages in Golan and expelled its residents.