[ US /əˌnaɪəˈɫeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɐnˌa‍ɪəlˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. destruction by annihilating something
  2. total destruction
    bomb tests resulted in the annihilation of the atoll
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How To Use annihilation In A Sentence

  • Hatred appears both as aggression towards others and as a striving for self-annihilation.
  • There is now a real movement in our society to pull our youngsters back from the edge of the precipice of self-annihilation and redirect our children toward a wholesome lifestyle which will allow them a chance to fulfill their potential.
  • Certainly this suffices to show superabundantly by how many roads Modernism leads to the annihilation of all religion. An anniversary note
  • From the bottom of his heart, he concurred in the moral necessity of his annihilation.
  • It is a stubborn thing resisting the call to self-annihilation, deadening pain, and compromising with what is simply wrong. Lonni Collins Pratt: The Sacred Power Of Hope
  • As the world-at-large clearly knows now, the thirtieth America's Cup defense 2000 was a total annihilation of the Italian Prada Challenge by defenders Team New Zealand.
  • The author suggests that in a fruitful search for truth we must experience a self-forgetfulness that is not self-annihilation, but a form of pleasure.
  • Personally, I very much believe in an eternal hell - but 'hell' for me means more like annihilationism mixed with a traditional view. Open source theology - Comments
  • Her religion is an obscure chaos of theogonies as old as the world, treasured up out of respect for ancient customs; and of more recent ideas about the blessed final annihilation, imported from India by saintly Chinese missionaries at the epoch of our The French Immortals Series — Complete
  • If Lorentz invariance were violated, the gamma-rays would pass right through the extragalactic infrared fog with insufficient energy to cause annihilation.
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