obliteration obliteration  /əb ˌlɪ tə ˈreɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) destruction by annihilating something
  2. (n) the complete destruction of every trace of something



  1. Removal from Germany of all industrial machinery which any liberated country wants; obliteration of the rest of German industry.
  2. For this was no war of occupation, but a war of quick penetration and obliterationBlitzkrieg, lightning war.
  3. In 2006, we came to see that even the most certain theological worldview has to grapple with that of others who differ and yet require coexistence, not obliteration.


  • Chael Sonnen: If Anderson Silva Wins at UFC 162, He Is the Best of All Time

    For the better part of two years, Chael Sonnen had one mission in life—the absolute destruction and obliteration of UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva . Unfortunately, Sonnen fell short in both of his attempts to take Silva's title away from him, losing in the first bout by a late fifth round submission and being stopped by strikes in the second round of their rematch. Sonnen has moved on ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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