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English noun: disintegration

1. disintegration (state) in a decomposed state


Broader (hypernym)decay

Narrower (hyponym)fragmentation

2. disintegration (state) a loss (or serious disruption) of organization in some system

SamplesA disintegration of personality.

Broader (hypernym)disability, disablement, handicap, impairment

3. disintegration (process) separation into component parts


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process

Narrower (hyponym)fibrinolysis, lysis

4. disintegration (process) the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation

Synonymsdecay, radioactive decay

Broader (hypernym)nuclear reaction

Narrower (hyponym)alpha decay, beta decay

5. disintegration (event) total destruction

SamplesBomb tests resulted in the annihilation of the atoll.


Broader (hypernym)demolition, destruction, wipeout

Narrower (hyponym)extermination, extinction

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