[ US /əˈnaɪəˌɫeɪtɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɐnˈa‍ɪəlˌe‍ɪtɪŋ/ ]
  1. making light of
    a devastating portrait of human folly
    afire with annihilating invective
    to compliments inflated I've a withering reply
  2. wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction
    possessing annihilative power
    the guns opened a withering fire
    a devastating hurricane
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How To Use annihilating In A Sentence

  • Any one of these could destroy a city - annihilating hundreds of thousands of people in the process.
  • Besides annihilating about 40,000 homes, the worst natural disaster in memory destroyed countless businesses and jobs.
  • No wonder a Syrian general referred to annihilating an enemy as “smashing his belly”! The Trojan War
  • The brothers sprawled in the annihilating heat under the trees.
  • I'm not sure if the anti-matter and matter particles annihilating each other produces some kind of energy.
  • Max's head obliquely by the terrible sweep of a "moulinet," made to break the force of the annihilating stroke Max aimed at him. The Two Brothers
  • afire with annihilating invective
  • After a long and bloody battle the army succeeded in annihilating Seged's forces.
  • Three years ago, the last time we experienced the stomach-churning spectacle of stock markets swiftly annihilating trillions of dollars in household wealth, the unknowns were at the center of the fear. Peter S. Goodman: No Secrets In America's Latest Economic Crisis: Weak Economies, Weak Leaders
  • They let their separate selves burn away like so many thousands of matches, annihilating themselves in an all-consuming transcendence. THE BROKEN GOD
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