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  1. simple past tense and past participle of obliterate


obliterated (comparative more obliterated, superlative most obliterated)

  1. destroyed, broken beyond repair
    • 1992, Michael Parrington, The Buried Past: An Archaeological History of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, →ISBN, page 86:
      Had he succeeded in awakening in 1966, he would no doubt have been fascinated to find the site of his obliterated house the subject of lively interest and debate as archaeologists and architects attempted a hypothetical reconstruction.
    • 2009, Francine Mathews, The Cutout, Random House, →ISBN, page 118:
      On the ground in Berlin, they would search for the axle of an obliterated car and hope that it bore a serial number; they would probe the crater at the Brandenburg's foot, shifting stones made ancient by blood and grief.
    • 2012, Molly Harper, Driving Mr. Dead, Simon and Schuster, →ISBN, page 139:
      A vindictive little kitten who is still angry about an obliterated car, more like.
  2. (slang) Very drunk, intoxicated, wasted.