Synonyms and Antonyms of extinction
the state or fact of being rendered nonexistent, physically unsound, or useless <the state's population of moose has been replenished, having once been hunted almost to extinction> Synonyms annihilation, decimation, demolishment, demolition, desolation, devastation, extermination, destruction, havoc, loss, mincemeat, obliteration, ruin, ruination, wastage, wreckageRelated Words depredation, despoilment, despoliation; breakup, collapse, disintegration, dissolution; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughter; dismantlement, effacement, eradicationNear Antonyms rescue, salvage, salvation, saving; conservation, preservation, protection; reclamation, reconstruction, re-creation, refurbishment, regeneracy, remodeling, renovation, restorationAntonyms building, construction, erection, raising
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