Synonyms for defunct

Grammar : Adj
Spell : dih-fuhngkt
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈfʌŋkt

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Définition of defunct

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Old French defunct (14c., Modern French defunt) or directly from Latin defunctus "dead," literally "off-duty," from past participle of defungi "to discharge, finish," from de- "off, completely" (see de-) + fungi "perform or discharge duty," from PIE root *bheug- (2) "to enjoy" (see brook (v.)).
  • adj extinct, not functioning
Example sentences :
  • Your bank might be defunct before the end of the sixth game.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • They are all volcanic, and indeed some are nothing but an agglomeration of defunct craters.
  • Extract from : « Ranching, Sport and Travel » by Thomas Carson
  • Defunct or not, then, the business was presumably worth at least that.
  • Extract from : « Greener Than You Think » by Ward Moore
  • Of the great pictures of David the defunct, we need not, then, say much.
  • Extract from : « The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh » by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • I do not think it necessary that our sons should study these defunct tongues.
  • Extract from : « Shadow and Light » by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
  • The wonder of it was my magnificent resemblance to the defunct.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete » by George Meredith
  • I remarked, that I stepped into the uniform of the defunct major-general.
  • Extract from : « The Young Lieutenant » by Oliver Optic
  • She is a sort of Merchant, continuing the business of her defunct husband.
  • Extract from : « A Summer's Outing » by Carter H. Harrison
  • Nevertheless, the appearance of the defunct threw my mind into a ferment.
  • Extract from : « Sheppard Lee, Vol. II (of 2) » by Robert Montgomery Bird
  • It was due to the probably noisome Mr. McCaffrey, now defunct.
  • Extract from : « Wanted: A Cook » by Alan Dale

Antonyms for defunct

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