Synonyms for Extirpation:
n.Crimes, extinction, obliteration, Extinguishment, make, liquidation, help. •destruction (noun)
decimation, destruction, extermination, disintegration, wreckage, holocaust, annihilation, eradication, vaporization, desolation, abolishment, devastation.
annihilation, extinction, destruction.
ablation, cutting out, deracination, excision.
anonymity, isolation, seclusion, separation, deportation, elimination, aloneness, ejection, excommunication, disbarment, aloofness, loneliness, standoffishness, rejection, removal, expatriation, xenophobia, Reclusion, exile, ostracism, exclusion, segregation, banishment, confinement, alienation, extradition, solitude, detachment, captivity, misanthropy, apartheid.
Usage examples for extirpation
These live, multiply their kind in just proportion, and attain their perfect measure of strength and beauty, without producing or requiring any important change in the natural arrangements of surface, or in each other's spontaneous tendencies, except such mutual repression of excessive increase as may prevent the extirpation of one species by the encroachments of another. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh