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  1. decomposition, disintegration(noun)

    in a decomposed state

    Synonyms:
    vector decomposition, chemical decomposition reaction, decay, annihilation, dissolution, radioactive decay, putrefaction, rot, rotting, decomposition, decomposition reaction

  2. disintegration(noun)

    a loss (or serious disruption) of organization in some system

    "a disintegration of personality"

    Synonyms:
    decomposition, radioactive decay, decay, annihilation, dissolution

  3. dissolution, disintegration(noun)

    separation into component parts

    Synonyms:
    dissolving, licentiousness, adjournment, annihilation, dissolution, profligacy, radioactive decay, decomposition, looseness, dissipation, decay, breakup

  4. decay, radioactive decay, disintegration(noun)

    the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation

    Synonyms:
    decomposition, radioactive decay, decline, decay, annihilation, dissolution

  5. annihilation, disintegration(noun)

    total destruction

    "bomb tests resulted in the annihilation of the atoll"

    Synonyms:
    decomposition, radioactive decay, dissolution, decay, annihilation, obliteration

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disintegration

    The essential idea of revolution is a change in the form of government or constitution, or a change of rulers, otherwise than as provided by the laws of succession, election, etc.; while such change is apt to involve armed hostilities, these make no necessary part of the revolution. The revolution by which Dom Pedro was dethroned, and Brazil changed from an empire to a republic, was accomplished without a battle, and almost without a shot. Anarchy refers to the condition of a state when human government is superseded or destroyed by factions or other causes. Lawlessness is a temper of mind or condition of the community which may result in anarchy. Confusion, disorder, riot, and tumult are incidental and temporary outbreaks of lawlessness, but may not be anarchy. Insubordination is individual disobedience. Sedition is the plotting, rebellion the fighting, against the existing government, but always with the purpose of establishing some other government in its place. When rebellion is successful it is called revolution; but there may be revolution without rebellion; as, the English Revolution of 1688. A revolt is an uprising against existing authority without the comprehensive views of change in the form or administration of government that are involved in revolution. Anarchy, when more than temporary disorder, is a proposed disintegration of society, in which it is imagined that social order might exist without government. Slaves make insurrection; soldiers or sailors break out in mutiny; subject provinces rise in revolt. Compare SOCIALISM.

    Synonyms:
    anarchy, confusion, disorder, insubordination, insurrection, lawlessness, mutiny, rebellion, revolt, revolution, riot, sedition, tumult

    Antonyms:
    authority, command, control, domination, dominion, empire, government, law, loyalty, obedience, order, rule, sovereignty, submission, supremacy

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#19243fragmentation
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#25972dissipation
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#30770dismantling
#30957annihilation
#34106dislocation
#34953mutiny
#35279rotting
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#40475insurrection
#41363dissolving
#47035sedition
#56724lawlessness
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#70011disintegrating
#77445disaggregation
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#92311insubordination
#120029looseness
#160707licentiousness
#165249putrefaction
#176964profligacy

How to use disintegration in a sentence?

  1. Justin Amash:

    True to Washington's fears, Americans have allowed government officials, under assertions of expediency and party unity, to ignore the most basic tenets of our constitutional order : separation of powers, federalism and the rule of law, the result has been the consolidation of political power and the near disintegration of representative democracy.

  2. David Petraeus:

    This regional disintegration has only been made worse by a failure of U.S. strategy and leadership to shape events in this vital part of the world for the better.

  3. Adolf Hitler:

    A people that fails to preserve the purity of its racial blood thereby destroys the unity of the soul of the national in all its manifestations. A disintegrated national character is the inevitable consequence of a process of disintegration in the blood.

  4. Rachel Denber:

    The past year, I would argue, has been the worst on record for human rights in Azerbaijan since the breakup of the Soviet Union, i don't think it's fair to expect countries to have perfect transitions overnight, or maybe even in 24 years (since Soviet disintegration in the region, in 1991). But I do think it's fair to expect them to not regress significantly.

  5. Rachel Denber:

    I don't think it's fair to expect countries to have perfect transitions overnight, or maybe even in 24 years (since Soviet disintegration in the region, in 1991). But I do think it's fair to expect them to not regress significantly.


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