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  • nounannihilation
  • nounerasure

synonyms for obliteration

  • abolition
  • bane
  • carnage
  • crushing
  • dissolving
  • downfall
  • elimination
  • end
  • eradication
  • extermination
  • extinction
  • extinguishing
  • extirpation
  • havoc
  • invalidation
  • liquidation
  • loss
  • massacre
  • murder
  • overthrow
  • ravaging
  • ruin
  • ruination
  • sacking
  • shattering
  • slaughter
  • slaying
  • subjugation
  • subversion
  • undoing
  • wreckage
  • wrecking
  • abolishing
  • assassinating
  • crashing
  • disintegrating
  • disrupting
  • extinguishment
  • invalidating
  • subverting
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antonyms for obliteration

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  • accomplishment
  • birth
  • building
  • construction
  • creation
  • success
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    How to use obliteration in a sentence

    In a sense, all of our yards and gardens, no matter how old, represent an obliteration of the wild plant communities that once marked the land, none more poignantly lost than the American prairie.
    A NATIVE PLANT DESIGNER’S MEMOIR REFLECTS ON A LIFE IN THE FIELDADRIAN HIGGINSAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    This way, when they are yanked from their sleep by the thunderous explosion accompanying the obliteration of a nearby building, their Baba is already by their side, ready to comfort them without a moment’s delay.
    I'VE TRIED TO KEEP MY KIDS SAFE THROUGH 3 BOMBARDMENTS OF GAZA. IT'S NEVER BEEN LIKE THIS BEFOREFADI ABU SHAMMALAMAY 20, 2021TIME
    This dementia progresses until finally there is a state of almost complete obliteration of the mental faculties.
    ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
    There results not only considerable obliteration of the main design, but confusion in the substituted one.
    THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
    Its wool was subtly, silky white, Color of lucent obliteration of night, Like the shimmering snow or—our Clothild's arm!
    THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
    We have already seen that occult practices may lead to the obliteration of all sense of truth and of normal sexual instincts.
    SECRET SOCIETIES AND SUBVERSIVE MOVEMENTSNESTA H. WEBSTER
    That the general question of property is at all affected by the obliteration of this interest, is an egregious error.
    THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
    But what we take for a force which moderates and rules, may it not be rather an obliteration of the faculty of feeling (hardness)?
    THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
    He need not seek self-obliteration, losing himself in far-away, tropic islands, or the ice-bound regions of the uttermost South.
    THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
    But for this well-timed obliteration, the sharp-eyed savages could not have failed to note the traces of its recent occupancy.
    THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
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