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[ぜつ()·めつ()]
zetsumetsu
noun, suru verb, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 絶滅

noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. destruction; extinction

Definition and Synonyms for 絶滅

Die Out become extinct
Synonyms: 廃絶, 死滅, 死に絶える, 滅ぶ, 滅びる, 滅亡, 滅失, 絶える, 絶家, 絶滅
Eliminate terminate, end, or take out
Synonyms: 取り去る, 取り除く, 消す, 消去, 消し去る, 絶やす, 絶滅, 退ける, 避ける, 除く, 除する, 除却, 除去
Extinction complete annihilation
Synonyms: 全滅, 根絶, 絶滅
Demolition an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
Synonyms: 取り壊し, 取り壊す, 壊す, 壊滅, 打ち壊す, 損壊, 撃滅, 毀棄, 破壊, 粉砕, 絶滅
Defunctness no longer in existence
Synonyms: 絶滅

Meanings for each kanji in 絶滅

discontinue; beyond; sever; cut off; abstain; interrupt; suppress Kanji Details »
destroy; ruin; overthrow; perish Kanji Details »

Categories 絶滅 is a member of

Vanish get lost, as without warning or explanation
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Destruct do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
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Finish event whose occurrence ends something
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Annihilation total destruction
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Death the absence of life or state of being dead
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Sample Sentences for 絶滅

Extinction is part of evolution.
Dinosaurs died out a very long time ago.
Some wild animals are on the verge of extinction.
The crocodile, which produces only male young in hotter weather, might die out too because there will be no females to breed.
Many animals that lived thousands of years ago are now extinct.

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