Extinct - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈstɪŋkt|  American pronunciation of the word extinct
Brit.  |ɪkˈstɪŋkt|  British pronunciation of the word extinct

adjective

- being out or having grown cold(syn: out)

threw his extinct cigarette into the stream

Examples

Many of these old traditions have since become extinct.

...a few overgrown ruins are all that remain of that once mighty but now extinct civilization...

The great book collectors seem to be an extinct race.

The royal house was not yet extinct.

Dinosaurs have been extinct for millions of years.

Pandas could become extinct in the wild.

threw his extinct cigarette into the stream

The animal, which once numbered in the millions, is now extinct.

The species was nearly extinct but is now making a comeback.

Extinct volcanoes are those that have not erupted in historic times.

...the American bald eagle was once nearly extinct but has come back strong...

the Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil

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