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annihilated Explained

annihilated at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ə'naıə'leıtıd]

Annihilated at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Annihilate \An*ni"hi*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Annihilated};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Annihilating}.] [L. annihilare; ad +
nihilum, nihil, nothing, ne hilum (filum) not a thread,
nothing at all. Cf. {File}, a row.]
1. To reduce to nothing or nonexistence; to destroy the
existence of; to cause to cease to be.

It impossible for any body to be utterly
annihilated. --Bacon.

2. To destroy the form or peculiar distinctive properties of,
so that the specific thing no longer exists; as, to
annihilate a forest by cutting down the trees. ``To
annihilate the army.'' --Macaulay.

3. To destroy or eradicate, as a property or attribute of a
thing; to make of no effect; to destroy the force, etc.,
of; as, to annihilate an argument, law, rights, goodness.

annihilated at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

annihilated
adj : destroyed completely [syn: {exterminated}, {wiped out(p)}]

annihilated at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Verb

annihilated
  • Inter: past of » annihilate

  • Translation: de » annihilated
    Translation: et » annihilated
    Translation: fr » annihilated
    Translation: hu » annihilated
    Translation: mg » annihilated
    Translation: ml » annihilated
    Translation: ja » annihilated
    Translation: sv » annihilated
    Translation: te » annihilated
    Translation: vi » annihilated
    Translation: zh » annihilated