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English noun: annihilation

1. annihilation (act) destruction by annihilating something


Synonymsobliteration


Broader (hypernym)destruction, devastation


Narrower (hyponym)atomisation, atomization, pulverisation, pulverization, vaporisation, vaporization

2. annihilation (event) total destruction


SamplesBomb tests resulted in the annihilation of the atoll.


Synonymsdisintegration


Broader (hypernym)demolition, destruction, wipeout


Narrower (hyponym)extermination, extinction









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