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Definition of "annihilation" []

  • The act or process of annihilating. (noun)
  • The condition of having been annihilated; utter destruction. (noun)
  • Physics The phenomenon in which a particle and an antiparticle, such as an electron and a positron, meet and are converted completely to energy approximately equivalent to the sum of their masses. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "annihilation" in a sentence
  • "I flicked through some of my stories to see what I did to my characters and the annihilation is there."
  • "Hutchings points out, such "annihilation" is not synonymous with the human subject's complete loss of identity due to its absorption into nature as an"
  • "Glad to see your program of systemic annihilation is already in effect."
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