Definitions For Decimation


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


  • To destroy a large number of (plants, animals, people, etc.)
  • To severely damage or destroy a large part of (something)

Is Decimation a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Decimation is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Decimation in a Sentence

  • This kind of moth is responsible for decimating thousands of trees in our town.
  • Budget cuts have decimated public services in small towns.

Antonyms for Decimation

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