Definition of megadeath in English:


Line breaks: mega|death
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛgədɛθ


  • A unit used in quantifying the casualties of nuclear war, equal to the deaths of one million people: even in an era conditioned to megadeaths, the thought of hundreds of thousands of babies dying could not go unchallenged
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    • We're talking megadeaths, if not outright extinction!
    • Dr. Caldicott retreated to the outback, but she left a legacy of tremendous mass awareness about the threat of nuke megadeath and planetcide.

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