Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun disintegration

5 senses of disintegration

Sense 1
decomposition, disintegration -- (in a decomposed state)
       => decay -- (an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying; "the corpse was in an advanced state of decay"; "the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair")

Sense 2
disintegration -- (a loss (or serious disruption) of organization in some system; "a disintegration of personality")
       => disability, disablement, handicap, impairment -- (the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment")

Sense 3
dissolution, disintegration -- (separation into component parts)
       => natural process, natural action, action, activity -- (a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity")

Sense 4
decay, radioactive decay, disintegration -- (the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation)
       => nuclear reaction -- ((physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei)

Sense 5
annihilation, disintegration -- (total destruction; "bomb tests resulted in the annihilation of the atoll")
       => destruction, demolition, wipeout -- (an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something)

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