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1. disintegration

noun. ['dɪˌsɪntəˈgreɪʃən, dɪˌsɪnəˈgreɪʃən'] in a decomposed state.

Synonyms

  • fragmentation
  • decomposition

Antonyms

  • defense
  • beginning
  • activity

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • disintegrate (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Disintegration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word disintegration


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sealing a concrete bird bath that is left outside prevents pitting and disintegration.

Quotes containing the word disintegration


1. Definitions are the guardians of rationality, the first line of defense against the chaos of mental disintegration.
- Ayn Rand

2. disintegration

noun. ['dɪˌsɪntəˈgreɪʃən, dɪˌsɪnəˈgreɪʃən'] separation into component parts.

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • activity
  • lysis
  • action
  • dissolution
  • fibrinolysis

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • passive
  • active
  • stabilisation

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • disintegrate (English)

3. disintegration

noun. ['dɪˌsɪntəˈgreɪʃən, dɪˌsɪnəˈgreɪʃən'] a loss (or serious disruption) of organization in some system.

Synonyms

  • disability
  • impairment
  • handicap

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • stay
  • soundness
  • increment

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • disintegrate (English)

4. disintegration

noun. ['dɪˌsɪntəˈgreɪʃən, dɪˌsɪnəˈgreɪʃən'] the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation.

Synonyms

  • beta decay
  • nuclear reaction
  • alpha decay
  • radioactive decay

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • disintegrate (English)

5. disintegration

noun. ['dɪˌsɪntəˈgreɪʃən, dɪˌsɪnəˈgreɪʃən'] total destruction.

Synonyms

  • demolition
  • wipeout
  • annihilation
  • extinction
  • extermination

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • inactivity
  • discontinuance

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • disintegrate (English)
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