Dead and Extinct


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Dead adjective – No longer living.
Usage example: I inherited this heirloom from my dead great-grandfather

Extinct is a synonym for dead in live topic. In some cases you can use "Extinct" instead the word "Dead" as an adjective or an adverb, when it comes to topics like lifeless, deceased, vanished, ceased to exist. obsolete substitute
Nearby Word: deadly
Synonyms for Dead


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Extinct adjective – No longer existing.
Usage example: a few overgrown ruins are all that remain of that once mighty but now extinct civilization

Dead is a synonym for extinct in vanished topic. You can use "Dead" instead the word "Extinct" as an adjective or an adverb, if it concerns topics such as live, property, state, ceased to exist. popular alternative
Nearby Word: extinction
Synonyms for Extinct

Things that words describes

family dead family extinct family
relatives dead relatives extinct relatives
language dead language extinct language
tree dead tree extinct tree
Other nouns: bird, humans, languages.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Neon Genesis Evangelion Wars broke out, some going nuclear; many species went extinct; the oceans around Antarctica are completely dead; and roughly half of humanity is dead.
  • Comic Book / New Krypton Millions are dead, the Kryptonians are extinct again, and Luthor is not only a greater Karma Houdini than ever, but General Lane is regarded as a hero.
  • Some even bathe in villainous excitement of the plans despite the fact everyone would be dead and their species nearly extinct.
    Source: Stupid Evil
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