Deceased and Extinct


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Deceased adjective – No longer living.
Usage example: the recently deceased tenant was found by a concerned neighbor

Extinct is a synonym for deceased in live topic. In some cases you can use "Extinct" instead an adjective "Deceased", when it comes to topics like dead, lifeless. popular alternative
Nearby Words: decease, deceasing
Synonyms for Deceased


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Extinct adjective – No longer existing.
Deceased is a synonym for extinct in live topic. You can use "Deceased" instead an adjective "Extinct", if it concerns topics such as dead. popular alternative
Nearby Word: extinction
Synonyms for Extinct

Things that words describes

family deceased family extinct family
relatives deceased relatives extinct relatives
humans deceased humans extinct humans

Both words in one sentence

  • Bleach: Ryuuken Ishida is a Quincy of exceptional power who utterly refuses to use his power and wants his clan to be declared extinct with his (deceased) father's generation.
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