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Synonyms for extinct
ɪkˈstɪŋktex·tinct

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. extinctadjective

    Extinguished, no longer alight (of fire, candles etc.)

    Poor Edward's cigarillo was already extinct.

    Antonyms:
    burning

  2. extinctadjective

    The dinosaurs have been extinct for millions of years.

    Antonyms:
    extant

  3. extinctadjective

    Synonyms:
    dormant

    Antonyms:
    active

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. extinct, nonextantadjective

    no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives

    "an extinct species of fish"; "an extinct royal family"; "extinct laws and customs"

    Synonyms:
    out(p), nonextant

    Antonyms:
    surviving, living, live, alive, extant, active

  2. extinctadjective

    (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive

    "an extinct volcano"

    Synonyms:
    out(p), nonextant

    Antonyms:
    living, extant, active, live, surviving, alive

  3. extinct, out(p)adjective

    being out or having grown cold

    "threw his extinct cigarette into the stream"; "the fire is out"

    Antonyms:
    alive, active, live, living, extant, surviving

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. extinctadjective

    Synonyms:
    extinguished, quenched, put out

  2. extinctadjective

    Synonyms:
    ended, terminated, closed, brought to an end, no longer existing

PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "extinct":

    extirpated, missing, disappeared, gone, vanished, extinguishment

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#26145dormant
#89722extinguishment
#108874extirpated

How to use extinct in a sentence?

  1. Gerard McGuirk:

    Without commercial plantations, it will just become extinct, there's no doubt about that.

  2. Blade:

    Frost You may wake up one day and find yourself extinct

  3. Jami Maguire:

    I hope to see more lesbian bars open throughout cities and states, and some people might say, well, we got the paper right here saying,' Don't do it, because they're practically extinct,' but if you're a smart person, and you have the right people and the right concept... it's not easy, but it can be done.

  4. Claudio Sillero:

    As a result lions were brought over from southern Africa, drawing some concern form biologists that those lions are not the most immediate genetic relatives of the now extinct Rwanda lions.

  5. Eugenia Gold:

    Today, they are almost exclusively known for becoming extinct, and I think that’s why we’ve given them this reputation of being dumb.


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