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Synonyms for extinctionɪkˈstɪŋk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extinction(noun)

    no longer active; extinguished

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing

  2. extinction, defunctness(noun)

    no longer in existence

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing, extinction

  3. extinction(noun)

    the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing

  4. extinction, extermination(noun)

    complete annihilation

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, liquidation, extinguishing, extinction

  5. extinction, experimental extinction(noun)

    a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing, extinction

  6. extinction, extinguishing, quenching(noun)

    the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning

    Synonyms:
    extermination, experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, extinguishing, extinction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. extinction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    extinguishment

  2. extinction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    destruction, annihilation, extirpation, extermination, excision, abolition, abolishment


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