Definition of Annihilating

1. Adjective. Wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction. "The guns opened a withering fire"

Exact synonyms: Annihilative, Devastating, Withering
Similar to: Destructive
Derivative terms: Annihilate



2. Adjective. Making light of. "To compliments inflated I've a withering reply"
Exact synonyms: Devastating, Withering
Similar to: Disrespectful

Definition of Annihilating

1. Verb. (present participle of annihilate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Annihilating

1. annihilate [v] - See also: annihilate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annihilating

annexitis
annexment
annexments
annexopexy
annext
annexure
annexures
anni mirabiles
annicut
annicuts
annidation
annihilable
annihilate
annihilated
annihilates
annihilating (current term)
annihilation
annihilation radiation
annihilationism
annihilationist
annihilationists
annihilations
annihilative
annihilator
annihilators
annihilatory
annis Domini
anniseed
anniseeds
annite

Literary usage of Annihilating

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"While Louis XIV. and his cohorts of the Roman Catholic Church succeeded in annihilating the Protestant Church as a recognized ecclesiastical body, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"... be more cool ther luminary—since that unfortunate than the scorn—more annihilating than day, William Cobbett has never held no pains shall be spared by ..."

3. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1815)
"The Christ sent into it the Saviour, accompanied with angels, who delivered it from its passions without annihilating it: from thence was formed corporeal ..."

4. Famous American Statesmen & Orators, Past and Present: With Biographical by Alexander Kelly McClure, Byron Andrews (1902)
"Is it your vain and wicked object to arrogate to yourselves that power of annihilating the past which has been ..."

5. The Life of Thomas Jefferson: Author of the Declaration of Independence, and by William Linn (1834)
"Should the enemy be able to produce no opportunity of annihilating the Marquis' army, a small proportion of their force may yet restrain his move- <ments ..."

6. The Life of Thomas Jefferson: Author of the Declaration of Independence, and by William Linn (1834)
"Should the enemy be able to produce no opportunity of annihilating the Marquis' army, a small proportion of their force may yet restrain his movements ..."

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