An·ni·hi·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annihilated; p. pr. & vb. n. Annihilating.]
1. To reduce to nothing or nonexistence; to destroy the existence of; to cause to cease to be.
It impossible for any body to be utterly annihilated. --Bacon.
2. To destroy the form or peculiar distinctive properties of, so that the specific thing no longer exists; as, to annihilate a forest by cutting down the trees. “To annihilate the army.”
3. To destroy or eradicate, as a property or attribute of a thing; to make of no effect; to destroy the force, etc., of; as, to annihilate an argument, law, rights, goodness.
adj : destroyed completely [syn: exterminated, wiped out(p)]