Synonyms and Antonyms of extermination
the state or fact of being rendered nonexistent, physically unsound, or useless the virtual extermination of the native tribes by the colonizers Synonyms annihilation, decimation, demolishment, demolition, desolation, devastation, destruction, extinction, havoc, loss, mincemeat, obliteration, ruin, ruination, wastage, wreckageRelated Words depredation, despoilment, despoliation; breakup, collapse, disintegration, dissolution; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughter; dismantlement, effacement, eradicationNear Antonyms rescue, salvage, salvation, saving; conservation, preservation, protection; reclamation, reconstruction, re-creation, refurbishment, regeneracy, remodeling, renovation, restorationAntonyms building, construction, erection, raising
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