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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A coming to an end; The act of putting something out (as a fire); A conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus; Complete annihilation;

Usage examples (37)
  • The extinction of the lights
  • They think a meteor cause the extinction of the dinosaurs
  • The extinction of a species
  • The only thing that's in danger of extinction is common sense! for more
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