HyperDic: obliteration

English > 2 senses of the word obliteration:
NOUNactobliteration, annihilationdestruction by annihilating something
eventobliteration, eradicationthe complete destruction of every trace of something
obliteration > pronunciation
Soundsahblih.terey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > obliteration: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningDestruction by annihilating something.
Synonymannihilation
Narroweratomization, atomisationannihilation by reducing something to atoms
pulverization, pulverisationannihilation by pulverizing something
vaporization, vaporisationannihilation by vaporizing something
Broaderdestruction, devastationThe termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
Spanishaniquilación, obliteración
Catalananihilació, aniquilació
Verbsobliterateremove completely from recognition or memory
obliteratedo away with completely, without leaving a trace
English > obliteration: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe complete destruction of every trace of something.
Synonymeradication
Broaderdestruction, demolition, wipeoutAn event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
Spanishdesarraigo, destrucción, devastación, eliminación, erradicación, extirpación, obliteración
Catalandestrucció, devastació, eradicació
Verbsobliterateremove completely from recognition or memory
obliteratemark for deletion, rub off, or erase
obliteratedo away with completely, without leaving a trace

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