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Synonyms of 'extinct'

(adjective) 
Definition
(of an animal or plant species) having died out
It is 250 years since the wolf became extinct in Britain.
Synonyms
dead
The late president has been dead for a year now.
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lost
The sense of community is lost.
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gone
The paramedics tried to revive him, but it was too late - he was gone.
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vanished
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Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
no longer in existence, esp. because of social changes
Herbalism had become an all but extinct skill in the Western World.
Synonyms
obsolete
The company says the plant is obsolete and does not merit further investment.
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abolished
, ,
terminated
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defunct
the leader of the now defunct Social Democratic Party
(adjective) 
The island's tallest volcano is long extinct.
Synonyms
,
extinguished
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doused
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out
There was an occasional spark but the fire was out.
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snuffed out
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quenched

Additional synonyms

in the sense of defunct
Definition
no longer existing or working properly
the leader of the now defunct Social Democratic Party
Synonyms
departed (euphemistic),
expired,
in the sense of gone
Definition
no longer present or no longer in existence
The paramedics tried to revive him, but it was too late - he was gone.
Synonyms
no more,
departed (euphemistic),
in the sense of lost
Definition
no longer possessed or existing
The sense of community is lost.
Synonyms
destroyed,
vanished,
died out

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