• The act of destroying or otherwise turning into nothing, or nonexistence
  • The act of destroying the form or combination of parts under which a thing exists, so that the name can no longer be applied to it
  • The state of being annihilated.
  • The process of a particle and its corresponding antiparticle combining to produce energy.


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  • From Middle French annihilation, from Latin ad + nihil.
  • Morphologically annihilate + -ion

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