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Definition of Annihilate

Annihilate

  1. To reduce to nothing or nonexistence; to destroy the existence of; to cause to cease to be.
  2. To destroy the form or peculiar distinctive properties of, so that the specific thing no longer exists; as, to annihilate a forest by cutting down the trees.
  3. To destroy or eradicate, as a property or attribute of a thing; to make of no effect; to destroy the force, etc., of; as, to annihilate an argument, law, rights, goodness.
  4. Annihilated.

Annihilate Quotations

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.
Lee Haney

Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.
Victor Hugo

To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.
Anne Rice

I still believe that any country understands that if they use nuclear weapons, they will be wiped out of existence. They could be irrational in many ways, but I don't think they're irrational to the point that they're ready to annihilate their own country.
Mohamed ElBaradei

By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.
Claude Adrien Helvetius
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Annihilate Translations

annihilate in Latin is annullo
annihilate in Spanish is aniquilar

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