Origin of obliteration
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Examples from the Web for obliteration
Obliteration of a portion of the Urethra, remedied by an operation.
There was no springing to her side; no rapture of declared affection; no obliteration of her shame.The Man
The obliteration of Desire is the first aim of the Buddhist.Indian Myth and Legend
Donald Alexander Mackenzie
Moses seeks the obliteration of his name, unless Israel was pardoned.Christmas Evans
Nothing but fish stands between their town and obliteration.Through Arctic Lapland
Word Origin and History for obliteration
1650s, from Late Latin obliterationem (nominative obliteratio), noun of action from past participle stem of obliterare (see obliterate).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper