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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Destroyed to the point of near extermination.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used with object), : The population was decimated by a plague
  • But carried forward, we still use the word decimated to indicate horrific losses even or particularly in the case of military conflicts.
  • The president used the term decimated, I believe.
  • My freedom of expression decimated by a record company obsessed with thought control. for more
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