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Synonyms for extinction
ɪkˈstɪŋk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extinction(noun)

    no longer active; extinguished

    "the extinction of the volcano"

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing

  2. extinction, defunctness(noun)

    no longer in existence

    "the extinction of a species"

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing

  3. extinction(noun)

    the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing

  4. extinction, extermination(noun)

    complete annihilation

    "they think a meteor cause the extinction of the dinosaurs"

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, liquidation, extinguishing

  5. extinction, experimental extinction(noun)

    a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing

  6. extinction, extinguishing, quenching(noun)

    the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning

    "the extinction of the lights"

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. extinction

    Synonyms:
    destruction, stifling, suffocation, death, cessation, annihilation, obsolescence

    Antonyms:
    origination, inception, planting, birth, fife, course, operation, action, exercise, prosperity, continuance, survival

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. extinction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    extinguishment

  2. extinction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    destruction, annihilation, extirpation, extermination, excision, abolition, abolishment

How to pronounce extinction?

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How to say extinction in sign language?

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#5264destruction
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#12650suppression
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#16872cessation
#17647liquidation
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#21097lapse
#21577disappearance
#22953disappearing
#30957annihilation
#40453quench
#41263extinguishing
#42514extermination
#44044obsolescence
#50529quenching
#51207stifling
#56694suffocation
#89722extinguishment
#140219extirpation

How to use extinction in a sentence?

  1. Extinction Rebellion:

    Extinction Rebellion to focus on the financial industry today.

  2. Enrique Peña Nieto:

    Mexico has focused all its efforts to prevent the extinction of this species.

  3. Liseth Alfonso:

    Many are close to extinction, it helps us remember we are taking care of these animals.

  4. Gareth Collins:

    The asteroid strike unleashed an incredible amount of climate-changing gases into the atmosphere, triggering a chain of events that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs. This was likely worsened by the fact that it struck at one of the deadliest possible angles.

  5. Robert Hutchins:

    The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.


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