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English noun: annihilation

1. annihilation (act) destruction by annihilating something


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.


Broader (hypernym)demolition, destruction, wipeout

Narrower (hyponym)extermination, extinction

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