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1. extinct

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɪŋkt'] no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives.

Synonyms

  • dead
  • nonextant

Antonyms

  • existent
  • rested
  • charged

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Rhymes with Extinct

  • indistinct
  • interlinked
  • succinct
  • distinct
  • blinked
  • winked
  • linked

How do you pronounce extinct?

Pronounce extinct as ɪkˈstɪŋkt.

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Sentences with extinct


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
By the late 1800s hunting them for their fur had made sea otters extinct.

2. Adjective
If every coffee plant in the wild went extinct, we would most likely still have coffee.

Quotes about extinct


1. I'll just have them change the entry in the demonology textbook from 'almost extinct' to 'not extinct enough for Alec. He prefers his monsters really, really extinct.' Will that make you happy?
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

2. extinct

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɪŋkt'] (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive.

Synonyms

  • extinction

Antonyms

  • nonbeing
  • nonexistence

3. extinct

adjective. ['ɪkˈstɪŋkt'] being out or having grown cold.

Synonyms

  • dead

Antonyms

  • alive
  • living
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