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1 : The destruction of any large proportion, as of people by pestilence or war.

2 : A selection of every tenth person by lot, as for punishment.

3 : A tithing.

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1 : Decimation

n.

The destruction of any large proportion, as of people by pestilence or war.

2 : Decimation

n.

A selection of every tenth person by lot, as for punishment.

3 : Decimation

n.

A tithing.

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From Wikipedia

Decimation may refer to:

  • Decimation (Roman army), punitive discipline in Roman armies
  • Decimation (signal processing), reduction of digital signal's sampling rate
  • Decimation (comics), 2006 Marvel crossover spinoff House of M
  • Decimate (game show), 2015 BBC television

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Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
      • 1.3.1 Synonyms
      • 1.3.2 Coordinate terms
      • 1.3.3 Related terms
      • 1.3.4 Translations
    • 1.4 References
    • 1.5 Anagrams

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin decimātiō, a punishment where every 10th man in a unit would be stoned to death by the men who were spared. Used by the Romans to keep order in their military. Compare septimation and vicesimation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˌdɛsɪˈmeɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
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Noun[edit]

decimation (plural decimations)

  1. (strictly) The killing or punishment of every tenth person, usually by lot.
    • 1607, William Shakespeare, The Life of Timon of Athens, Act V, Scene v:
      By decimation and a tithed death,
      ... take thou the destin'd tenth.
  2. (generally) The killing or destruction of any large portion of a population.
    • 1702: Cotton Mather, Magnalia Christi Americana - And the whole army had cause to enquire into their own rebellions, when they saw the Lord of Hosts, with a dreadful decimation, taking off so many of our brethren by the worst of executioners.
  3. A tithe or the act of tithing.
  4. (mathematics) The creation of a new sequence comprising only every nth element of a source sequence.
  5. (telecommunications) A digital signal-processing technique for reducing the number of samples in a discrete-time signal.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (the act of killing or punishing each tenth person): tithing
  • (the payment of a tenth to the clergy): See tithe

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (proportionate reduction, by single aliquot part): quintation (1/5), septimation (1/7), vicesimation (1/20), tricesimation (1/30), centesimation (1/100)

Related terms[edit]

  • decimate

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1914

Anagrams[edit]

  • medication