Synonyms for obliteration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-blit-uh-rey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : əˌblɪt əˈreɪ ʃən

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Définition of obliteration

Origin :
  • 1650s, from Late Latin obliterationem (nominative obliteratio), noun of action from past participle stem of obliterare (see obliterate).
  • noun annihilation
  • noun erasure
Example sentences :
  • Obliteration of a portion of the Urethra, remedied by an operation.
  • Extract from : « North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 » by Various
  • There was no springing to her side; no rapture of declared affection; no obliteration of her shame.
  • Extract from : « The Man » by Bram Stoker
  • The obliteration of Desire is the first aim of the Buddhist.
  • Extract from : « Indian Myth and Legend » by Donald Alexander Mackenzie
  • Moses seeks the obliteration of his name, unless Israel was pardoned.
  • Extract from : « Christmas Evans » by Paxton Hood
  • Nothing but fish stands between their town and obliteration.
  • Extract from : « Through Arctic Lapland » by Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Do you not see that the obliteration of it is the brand upon the forehead of morality?
  • Extract from : « Tracts on the Sabbath » by Various
  • One of these was the obliteration of thrift from the minds of the French people.
  • Extract from : « Fiat Money Inflation in France » by Andrew Dickson White
  • The obstacles which stand in the way of this obliteration, at the outset, are two.
  • Extract from : « Evolution » by Frank B. Jevons
  • It was the survival of the fittest, the obliteration of the superfluous; but it was hard.
  • Extract from : « The Lash » by Olin L. Lyman
  • There had been no obliteration, because there had been no tending.
  • Extract from : « Return of the Native » by Thomas Hardy

Antonyms for obliteration

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