rmdir is a command, to remove or erase directories. Remember that the directories should be empty to be deleted.

Usage

rmdir [options] directory_list Options

--ignore-fail-on-non-empty
Suppresses the message rmdir normally displays when it fails to delete a directory because it is not empty
--parents -p
Removes the given directory and its children if they are empty
--verbose -v
Displays the names of directories as they are being removed
-r
Removes the directory if it is not empty, It removes the contents also

Example

rmdir –parents dirctory1/directory2/directory3

This will remove the directories, directory1, directory2, and directory3.