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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extinction, extermination(noun)

    complete annihilation

    "they think a meteor cause the extinction of the dinosaurs"

  2. extermination, liquidation(noun)

    the act of exterminating

Wiktionary

  1. extermination(Noun)

    The act of exterminating; total destruction; eradication; excision; as, the extermination of inhabitants or tribes, of error or vice, or of weeds from a field.

  2. extermination(Noun)

    Elimination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extermination(noun)

    the act of exterminating; total destruction; eradication; excision; as, the extermination of inhabitants or tribes, of error or vice, or of weeds from a field

    Etymology: [Cf. F. extermination.]

  2. Extermination(noun)

    elimination

    Etymology: [Cf. F. extermination.]

Freebase

  1. Extermination

    Extermination(エクスターミネーション)is a survival horror video game for PlayStation 2. Since the title was a first-party game and came out very early in the system's life cycle, it was used as a showcase for the system at trade shows before its release. The game was considered the first survival horror release on the PlayStation 2 and generated some hype amongst critics, but Extermination only received mostly average reviews. Former members of the development team joined Access Games.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extermination in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extermination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of extermination in a Sentence

  1. Yacoob Gewargis:

    The American delay in officially declaring what has happened to the Christians officially as genocide, or mass extermination and systematic persecution has caused a huge disappointment among the Christians, they have waited a long time for the international community, especially America, to declare this so that they can be supported and protected in their own country.

  2. Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi:

    The failure of the military coup...was backed by the former regime, which was one of the perpetrators of extermination, murder and displacement.

  3. Saleh Hashem:

    What unity could there be after the destruction we see on our streets and wars of extermination against the south? Forget it.

  4. Ulysses S. Grant:

    Wars of extermination, engaged in by people pursuing commerce and all industrial pursuits, are expensive even against the weakest people, and are demoralizing and wicked.

  5. Michael Robinson:

    This is very worrisome, these wolves were subjected to a ruthless extermination campaign to the point where they nearly went extinct.

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