- v. Simple past tense and past participle of obliterate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. destroyed so thoroughly as to be unrecognizable or imperceptible.
- adj. made illegible or imperceptible by erasing or abrading away; -- of writing or surface designs on objects.
- adj. reduced to nothingness
“For someone who has made a career out of telling everyone how much more tolerant the world would be if only religion were obliterated from the human psyche, Dawkins manages to appear remarkably intolerant towards anyone who disagrees with him.”
“The manner in which the Dodo were obliterated from the surface of the earth has left a lasting impact on the natural history of our global eco-system: in fact a lesson in extinction to humanity.”
“Although almost entirely obliterated from the performing arts canon today, it is clear that these performances required an exceptional command over rhetoric, delivery, mimicry, ventriloquism and spontaneous composition.”
“Like the sun shadowed by an eclipse which happened on Wednesday, March 29 and was partially visible in the Palestinian skies, the Land Day event was obliterated from the news-spheres the next day.”
“These men and women loved America and understood who the enemy was and why the enemy had to be not only defeated but obliterated from the face of the earth.”
“The 110-point margin obliterated the previous record, a 92-point win over Hawaii Pacific in 1985.”
“He left a huge gap, a whole grove of empty plinths with his name obliterated from each, herms with their genitalia hammered off.”
“In Rupert Brooke the inspiration of the call obliterated the last trace of dilettante youth's pretensions, and he encountered darkness like a bride, and greeted the unseen death not with a cheer as a peril to be boldly faced, but as a great consummation, the supreme safety.”
“He told the Austrians they must submit without fighting or be obliterated from the air.”
“I shall not have your name obliterated in the usual manner '-- they cut it out and put in a fresh bit of wood, and charge you a bob --' this time.”
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