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.
Having suffered two atom bombs Jin World War Japan's exonomy was wholly destroyed but by disallowing imports (of cars ACs and many other items/ machines) it rose full vigour because its government had disallowed use of non-Japanese cars and other machines.
The main collection of the National Library and Museum was almost wholly destroyed by the fire which had gutted the entire interior of the building.
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.
3 per cent partly or wholly destroyed due to developments including the M6 Toll.
When "medieval strata [proved to have] been largely or wholly destroyed by later cellaring" at many sites, he turned instead for data to multidisciplinary analysis of extant documents (xvii).
vi, a manuscript almost wholly destroyed in the great fire of 1731; both portraits are here reproduced.