What does annihilation mean?

annihilation meaning in General Dictionary

The work of lowering to absolutely nothing or nonexistence or even the work of destroying the shape or combination of components under which anything is present so your name cannot be employed to it as annihilation of an organization

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  • complete destruction
  • destruction by annihilating something
  • The work of decreasing to absolutely nothing, or nonexistence; or the work of destroying the shape or mix of parts under which a thing is present, so the title can't be employed to it; since, the annihilation of a corporation.
  • The state to be annihilated.

annihilation meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1630s, from center French annihilation (restored from Old French anichilacion, 14c.), or straight from belated Latin annihilationem (nominative annihilatio), noun of activity from past participle stem of annihilare (see annihilate).


annihilation - German to English

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annihilation meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The work of lowering to nothing, or nonexistence; or the act of destroying the form or mix of parts under which something is out there, so the name cannot be used to it; as, the annihilation of a corporation.

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  • (n.) Their state to be annihilated.

Sentence Examples with the word annihilation

From this fate she was saved by the valour of Wladislaus Lokietek, duke of Great Poland (1306-1333), who reunited Great and Little Poland, revived the royal dignity in 1320, and saved the kingdom from annihilation by his great victory over the Teutonic Knights at Plowce in 1332.

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