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ex·tinct

 (ĭk-stĭngkt′)
adj.
1. No longer existing or living: an extinct species. See Synonyms at dead.
2. No longer burning or active: an extinct volcano.
3. No longer in use: an extinct custom.

[Middle English, from Latin exstīnctus, past participle of exstinguere, to extinguish; see extinguish.]

extinct

(ɪkˈstɪŋkt)
adj
1. (Biology) (of an animal or plant species) having no living representative; having died out
2. quenched or extinguished
3. (Physical Geography) (of a volcano) no longer liable to erupt; inactive
4. void or obsolete: an extinct political office.
[C15: from Latin exstinctus quenched, from exstinguere to extinguish]

ex•tinct

(ɪkˈstɪŋkt)

adj.
1. no longer in existence: an extinct species.
2. no longer in use; obsolete: an extinct custom.
3. no longer burning; extinguished.
4. no longer active: an extinct volcano.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin ex(s)tinctus, past participle of ex(s)tinguere to extinguish]

ex·tinct

(ĭk-stĭngkt′)
1. No longer existing or living. Plant and animal species become extinct for many reasons, including climate change, disease, destruction of habitat, and local or worldwide natural disasters. The great majority of species that have ever lived are now extinct.
2. No longer active or burning: an extinct volcano.

extinction noun
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.extinct - no longer in existenceextinct - 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"
nonexistent - not having existence or being or actuality; "chimeras are nonexistent"
extant - still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost; "extant manuscripts"; "specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk"- Edward Clodd
2.extinct - (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive; "an extinct volcano"
active - (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting
3.extinct - being out or having grown cold; "threw his extinct cigarette into the stream"; "the fire is out"
dead - not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat; "Mars is a dead planet"; "dead soil"; "dead coals"; "the fire is dead"

extinct

adjective
1. dead, lost, gone, vanished, defunct It is 250 years since the wolf became extinct in Britain.
dead living, existing, surviving, active, alive, thriving, flourishing, extant
2. obsolete, abolished, void, terminated, defunct Herbalism had become an all but extinct skill in the Western World.
3. inactive, extinguished, doused, out, snuffed out, quenched The island's tallest volcano is long extinct.

extinct

adjective
2. No longer in use, force, or operation:
Translations
بائِد، مُنْقَرِضخامِد، هامِدمُنْقَرِض
vyhynulý
uddød
sukupuuttoon kuollut
izumro
kialudtkihaltmegszűntelhamvadt
aldauîa, útdauîurkulnaîur
絶滅した
멸종한
gesinimasišnykęsužgesęs
izdzisisizmirisizzudis
uitgestorvenuitgedoofd
vyhasnutývyhynutý
izumrlugasel
utdöd
สูญพันธุ์
nesli tükenmişsönmüşsoyu tükenmişyok olmuş
tuyệt chủng

extinct

[ɪksˈtɪŋkt] ADJ [volcano] → extinto, apagado; [animal, race] → extinto, desaparecido
to become extinctextinguirse, desaparecer
dinosaurs are extinctlos dinosaurios se extinguieron

extinct

[ɪkˈstɪŋkt] adj
[volcano] → éteint(e)
[animal] → disparu(e)
to become extinct → disparaître
to be extinct → avoir disparu
The species is almost extinct → Cette espèce a presque disparu.

extinct

adj
(= gone forever) animal, species, tribe, custom, art form, type of person etcausgestorben; (fig) way of life, empireuntergegangen; languagetot; that fish has been extinct for thousands of yearsdieser Fisch ist schon seit tausenden or Tausenden von Jahren ausgestorben; to be made extinctausgerottet werden; to become extinct (also fig)aussterben; is the English gentleman extinct?gibt es den englischen Gentleman überhaupt noch?
volcanoerloschen

extinct

[ɪksˈtɪŋkt] adj (volcano) → spento/a, inattivo/a; (animal, race) → estinto/a

extinct

(ikˈstiŋkt) adjective
1. (of a type of animal etc) no longer in existence. Mammoths became extinct in prehistoric times.
2. (of a volcano) no longer active. That volcano was thought to be extinct until it suddenly erupted ten years ago.
extinction (ikˈstiŋkʃən) noun
1. making or becoming extinct. the extinction of the species.
2. the act of putting out or extinguishing (fire, hope etc).

extinct

مُنْقَرِض vyhynulý uddød ausgestorben εξαφανισμένος extinto sukupuuttoon kuollut disparu izumro estinto 絶滅した 멸종한 uitgestorven utdødd wymarły extinto вымерший utdöd สูญพันธุ์ soyu tükenmiş tuyệt chủng 灭绝的
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what longings after freedom took possession of his breast, and how his misery augmented, in proportion as he grew reflective and intelligent,--thus demonstrating that a happy slave is an extinct man
He took his knife and fork, and was going to commence eating, when the inclination appeared to become suddenly extinct.
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Here, the daylight reappeared, and I found myself in a small paved court-yard, the opposite side of which was formed by a detached dwelling-house, that looked as if it had once belonged to the manager or head clerk of the extinct brewery.
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