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ex·tin·guish

 (ĭk-stĭng′gwĭsh)
tr.v. ex·tin·guished, ex·tin·guish·ing, ex·tin·guish·es
1. To cause (a fire or light) to stop burning or shining; put out.
2. To put an end to or make extinct; destroy: "Her death extinguished the dream of family that was closest to his heart" (Karen Lystra). See Synonyms at annihilate.
3. Psychology To bring about the extinction of (a conditioned response).

[Latin exstinguere : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + stinguere, to quench; see steig- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·tin′guish·a·ble adj.
ex·tin′guish·ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.extinguished - of a conditioned response; caused to die out because of the absence or withdrawal of reinforcement
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"
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