Extinguished - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃt|  American pronunciation of the word extinguished
Brit.  |ɪkˈstɪŋwɪʃt|  British pronunciation of the word extinguished
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto extinguish
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto extinguish

adjective

- of a conditioned response; caused to die out because of the absence or withdrawal of reinforcement

Examples

He extinguished his cigarette in the ashtray.

They ruthlessly extinguished all resistance.

News of the conflict extinguished our hopes for a peaceful resolution.

The fire was soon extinguished by the exertions of the soldiers.

All hope was almost extinguished.

Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained

Socialism extinguished these archaic customs

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