An*ni`hi*la"tion (#), n. [Cf. F. annihilation.]

1.

The act of reducing to nothing, or nonexistence; or the act of destroying the form or combination of parts under which a thing exists, so that the name can no longer be applied to it; as, the annihilation of a corporation.

2.

The state of being annihilated.

Hooker.

 

© Webster 1913.

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