act of wrecking; state of being wrecked.
remains or fragments of something that has been wrecked: They searched the wreckage for survivors.

1830–40; wreck + -age

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wreckage (ˈrɛkɪdʒ)
1.  same as wreck
2.  the act of wrecking or the state of being wrecked; ruin or destruction

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Example sentences
He must avoid both under penalty of wreckage, and it avails him nothing to have
  avoided one, if he founders on the other.
We often cope with fear and pain and emotional wreckage through laughter.
From the wreckage of that failed flight came a successful crossing.
Hundreds of bodies have been pulled from the wreckage, and thousands remain
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