verb (used with object), ob·lit·er·at·ed, ob·lit·er·at·ing.
- oblique vein of left atrium,
- oblique-slip fault,
- obliquity of the ecliptic,
- obliterating endarteritis,
- obliterative bronchitis,
Origin of obliterate
Examples from the Web for unobliterated
For my point never was that any Australian tribe had a pure theistic conception unsoiled and unobliterated by myth and buffoonery.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
Branchial cysts are formed by the distension of an isolated and unobliterated portion of one of the branchial clefts.
All the way, in the blinding, whirling snow, I traced the unobliterated prints of a small fairy foot.Much Darker Days|Andrew Lang (AKA A. Huge Longway)
But they were yet separated from Him by the unobliterated fact of sin.Lux Mundi|Various
Word Origin for obliterate
c.1600, from Latin obliteratus, past participle of obliterare "cause to disappear, blot out, erase, efface," figuratively "cause to be forgotten," from ob "against" (see ob-) + littera (also litera) "letter, script" (see letter (n.)); abstracted from phrase literas scribere "write across letters, strike out letters." Related: Obliterated; obliterating.