Definition of bombardment in English:

bombardment

Line breaks: bom¦bard|ment
Pronunciation: /bɒmˈbɑːdm(ə)nt
 
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noun

  • 1A continuous attack with bombs, shells, or other missiles: an aerial bombardment will precede the attack
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    • On the other front, Germans frequently mistook Soviet mortar barrages for aerial bombardments.
    • It was the day after a lot of attacks and bombardments and deaths had taken place.
    • The men suffered continuous shell and mortar bombardment followed by ferocious counter-attacks.
    Synonyms
    shelling, strafing, pounding, pelting, blitz, air raid, strafe, bombing; barrage, strike, attack, assault, onslaught
    archaic cannonade, fusillade
  • 1.1A continuous flow of questions, criticisms, or information: a steady bombardment of emails and phone calls
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    • Web users are getting fed up with the bombardment of irrelevant messages every time they log on.
    • Some see restaurants as a last refuge, the only place left to escape bombardment by warnings about what not to eat.
    • But consumer tolerance of marketing bombardment is wearing thin.

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