obliterate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin oblitterātus, perfect passive participle of oblitterō (blot out), from oblinō (smear over).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

obliterate (third-person singular simple present obliterates, present participle obliterating, simple past and past participle obliterated)

  1. To remove completely, leaving no trace; to wipe out; to destroy.
    • W. Black
      The harsh and bitter feelings of this or that experience are slowly obliterated.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

obliterate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of obliterare
  2. second-person plural imperative of obliterare
  3. feminine plural of obliterato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

obliterāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of obliterō