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defunct

Synonyms of defunct in English:

adjective

  • 1 the now defunct local paper mill
    disused, no longer in use, unused, inoperative, non-functioning, unusable, obsolete;
    no longer in existence, discontinued;
    extinct, fossilized
    [Antonyms] working, extant
  • 2 his defunct parents
    [Antonyms] alive, living
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