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- 1. extinct (vs. extant), nonextant, dead, nonexistent
- usage: no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives; "an extinct species of fish"; "an extinct royal family"; "extinct laws and customs"
- 2. nonextant, nonexistent (vs. existent)
- usage: no longer existing or inaccessible through loss or destruction; "its nonextant original was written on vellum"- G.B.Saul
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See also: nonextant (Dictionary)