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ex·ter·mi·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extinction, exterminationnoun

    complete annihilation

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

  2. extermination, liquidationnoun

    the act of exterminating

Wiktionary

  1. exterminationnoun

    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. exterminationnoun

    Elimination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exterminationnoun

    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. Exterminationnoun

    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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  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. 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.

  2. Peter Burnett:

    That a war of extermination will continue to be waged between the races until the Indian race becomes extinct must be expected.

  3. Michael Robinson:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Assistant US Attorney Artie McConnell:

    The complaint makes clear that in the wake of the results of the presidential election, this defendant greatly exceeded what can be considered political hyperbole, he used words like' carnage,'' extermination,'' assassination.' He encouraged people to take' offensive action' in an effort to threaten to kill members of the government including law enforcement agents, even going so far as calling for the bombing of an FBI building and citing the Turner Diaries, which has been the inspiration for numerous acts of terrorism including the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

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