Synonyms for extinct

Synonyms for (adj) extinct

Synonyms: extinct

Definition: (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive

Usage: an extinct volcano

Similar words: dead

Definition: physically inactive

Usage: Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range

Synonyms: extinct, out

Definition: being out or having grown cold

Usage: threw his extinct cigarette into the stream; the fire is out

Similar words: dead

Definition: not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat

Usage: Mars is a dead planet; dead soil; dead coals; the fire is dead

Synonyms: extinct, nonextant

Definition: no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives

Usage: an extinct species of fish; an extinct royal family; extinct laws and customs

Similar words: dead

Definition: not surviving in active use

Usage: Latin is a dead language

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