verb (used with object), ob·lit·er·at·ed, ob·lit·er·at·ing.
Origin of obliterate
Related formsob·lit·er·a·ble [uh-blit-er-uh-buhl] /əˈblɪt ər ə bəl/, adjectiveo·blit·er·a·tor, nounhalf-ob·lit·er·at·ed, adjectiveun·ob·lit·er·at·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for obliterated
By Dan P. Lee, New York Magazine She was 22 when her memory was obliterated.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Sept. 22-28, 2014|John Boot|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lava and ash fell for days; the sun was obliterated for three months.
The fiasco over Proposition 8, she notes, should have been a case for the Avengers, but they were now “obliterated.”Tick-Tock: The Explosive Power of the Lesbian Avengers|Tim Teeman|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Extras like foreign languages and Greek classics have been all but obliterated from the national curriculum.
A British shell fell short and obliterated his sergeant; Lewis, knocked out, had an out-of-body experience.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This was effectual, and Alexander returned from a temporary absence to find the work of weeks obliterated.
Soon Brent's trail began to drift full of snow, and by noon it was obliterated altogether.Snowdrift|James B. Hendryx
It was as though a great blot had fallen, and had obliterated three days from the calendar.Tales of Mean Streets|Arthur Morrison
The epic variety and independence are obliterated by the too obviously pathetic intention.Epic and Romance|W. P. Ker
In the ileum the mucous folds are obliterated or swollen and thickened.