Origin of annihilate
OTHER WORDS FROM annihilatean·ni·hi·la·tive [uh-nahy-uh-ley-tiv, ‐uh-luh‐], /əˈnaɪ əˌleɪ tɪv, ‐ə lə‐/, an·ni·hi·la·to·ry [uh-nahy-uh-luh-tawr-ee, ‐tohr-ee], /əˈnaɪ ə ləˌtɔr i, ‐ˌtoʊr i/, adjectiveun·an·ni·hi·lat·ed, adjectiveun·an·ni·hi·la·tive, adjectiveun·an·ni·hi·la·to·ry, adjective
How to use annihilate in a sentence
We’ve failed to annihilate ourselves, and for this we can be thankful.
People who have been around the block in this industry will always roll their eyes at language like “eliminate” and “annihilate” when referring to cyber threats.The email security market is littered with false claims. How to fix it|jakemeth|November 27, 2020|Fortune
As those dark matter particles annihilate with their antiparticles, they heat up the planet.The Search for Dark Matter Is Dramatically Expanding|Charlie Wood|November 23, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The Saints annihilated Tampa Bay, 38-3, after leading 31-0 at halftime and took control of the NFC South.What to know for NFL Week 9: Tua Tagovailoa arrives, and Tom Brady’s Buccaneers take a beating|Adam Kilgore|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Eventually, the electron and positron do annihilate one another, Conover says.
A “culture of accommodation and compromise” was swiftly annihilated by “the determination of a small, united band of soldiers.”
The result is that the Palestinian moderates have been politically annihilated.
Civilian populations who are at risk of being annihilated by a bomb are referred to as “economic infrastructure.”
The smiling face of man was blotted out; gratitude, virtue, were annihilated; and life had no longer an object!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Their left was surrounded and annihilated while the centre and right were driven from the field in complete rout.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
At this very time your purpose is known to the world; and, before we can prevent it, the bank may be run upon and annihilated.
British pasture farming was to be annihilated, and an immense stimulus given to that of our continental rivals.
On that very road a battalion of Uhlans had been annihilated almost to a man at the outbreak of the Great War.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux