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.
n 1: destruction by annihilating something [syn: obliteration]
2: total destruction; "bomb tests resulted in the annihilation
of the atoll" [syn: disintegration]