Word: Decimation
Dictionary definition

Destroying or killing a large part of the population (literally every tenth person as chosen by lot).

noun • 1.0k views

Definition Complexity: 30786

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wendy19932004320k wrote:
To get rid of a lot of people

Definition Complexity: 1442
Improvement over original definition: 29344

ADD COMMENTlink written 6.7 years ago by wendy19932004320k
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interstellar235k wrote:
The killing of most members of a population on purpose.

Definition Complexity: 12710
Improvement over original definition: 18076

ADD COMMENTlink written 6.7 years ago by interstellar235k
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davidmark122.9k wrote:
Thanks for sharing the information.

Definition Complexity: 1851
Improvement over original definition: 28935

ADD COMMENTlink written 2.5 years ago by davidmark122.9k

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