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adjective. ['ɪkˈstɪŋgwɪʃt'] of a conditioned response; caused to die out because of the absence or withdrawal of reinforcement.
Rhymes with Extinguished
Sentences with extinguished
1. Verb, past participle
The bisquettes burn for a set amount of time and are extinguished with water.
2. Verb, base form
So the candles are lit from right to left and extinguished from left to right.
Quotes about extinguished
1. The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
2. Should we continue to look upwards? Is the light we can see in the sky one of those which will presently be extinguished? The ideal is terrifying to behold... brilliant but threatened on all sides by the dark forces that surround it: nevertheless, no more in danger than a star in the jaws of the clouds.
- Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
3. The supposedly immaterial soul, we now know, can be bisected with a knife, altered by chemicals, started or stopped by electricity, and extinguished by a sharp blow or by insufficient oxygen.
- Steven Pinker, How the Mind Works