Defunct and Inanimate

Defunct

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Defunct adjective – No longer living.
Usage example: a defunct species that we know only through fossil remains

Inanimate is a synonym for defunct in extinct topic. In some cases you can use "Inanimate" instead an adjective "Defunct".
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Inanimate

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Inanimate adjective – Lacking animate awareness or sensation.
Defunct is a synonym for inanimate in dead topic. You can use "Defunct" instead an adjective "Inanimate", if it concerns topics such as lifeless, not alive.
Nearby Word: inanimation
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Inanimate and Defunct. (2016). Retrieved 2019, August 24, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/defunct/inanimate
Defunct & Inanimate. N.p., 2016. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/defunct/inanimate>.
Inanimate or Defunct. 2016. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://thesaurus.plus/related/defunct/inanimate.

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