Definition of Annihilatory

1. a. Annihilative.



Definition of Annihilatory

1. Adjective. Causing annihilation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Annihilatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annihilatory

annidation
annihilable
annihilate
annihilated
annihilates
annihilating
annihilation
annihilation radiation
annihilationism
annihilationist
annihilationists
annihilations
annihilative
annihilator
annihilators
annihilatory (current term)
annis Domini
anniseed
anniseeds
annite
annites
anniversal
anniversall
anniversaries
anniversaries and special events
anniversarily
anniversary
anniverse
anniverses
anno

Literary usage of Annihilatory

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1. Gillette's Industrial Solution: World Corporation; an Account of the by Melvin Linwood Severy (1908)
"... reaches equity only when it is equally balanced on both sides of a transaction, and, therefore, mutually annihilatory. A word will explain. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"... but these lesions might easily be of sufficient intensity to be annihilatory, inhibitory, or destructive at a certain point—for instance, ..."

3. The Culture of Violence by Kumar Rupesinghe (1994)
"... contributes to the intensification of the self-affirmation of the state and its agents through a discourse of annihilatory violence. ..."

4. Putnam's Magazine (1907)
"For all that was bad or mean he had a noble scorn and a magnificent faculty of annihilatory wrath, but he never sneered even at what he despised. ..."

5. Putnam's Magazine (1907)
"For all that was bad or mean he had a noble scorn and a magnificent faculty of annihilatory wrath, but he never sneered even at what he despised. ..."

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