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    extinct - Dictionary definition and meaning for word extinct

    Definition
    (adj) no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives
    Synonyms : nonextant
    Example Sentence
    • an extinct species of fish
    • an extinct royal family
    • extinct laws and customs
    Definition
    (adj) (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive
    Example Sentence
    • an extinct volcano
    Definition
    (adj) being out or having grown cold
    Synonyms : out
    Example Sentence
    • threw his extinct cigarette into the stream
    • the fire is out
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