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Extinguished definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXTIN'GUISHED, pp. Put out; quenched; stifled; suppressed; destroyed.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of a conditioned response; caused to die out because of the absence or withdrawal of reinforcement

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Extinguish Ex*tin"guish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extinguished; p pr. & vb. n. Extinguishing.] [L. extinguere, exstinguere; ex out + stinguere to quench. See Distinguish, Finish.] 1. To quench; to put out, as a light or fire; to stifle; to cause to die out; to put an end to; to destroy; as, to extinguish a flame, or life, or love, or hope, a pretense or a right. A light which the fierce winds have no power to extinguish. --Prescott. This extinguishes my right to the reversion. --Blackstone. 2. To obscure; to eclipse, as by superior splendor. Natural graces that extinguish art. --Shak .



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