the defunct

defunct

[dih-fuhngkt]
adjective
1.
no longer in effect or use; not operating or functioning: a defunct law; a defunct organization.
2.
no longer in existence; dead; extinct: a defunct person; a defunct tribe of Indians.
noun
3.
the defunct, the dead person referred to: the survivors of the defunct.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin dēfunctus discharged, dead (past participle of dēfungī), equivalent to dē- de- + functus performed; see function

defunctness, noun
nondefunct, adjective
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defunct (dɪˈfʌŋkt)
 
adj
1.  no longer living; dead or extinct
2.  no longer operative or valid
 
[C16: from Latin dēfungī to discharge (one's obligations), die; see de-, function]
 
de'functive
 
adj
 
de'functness
 
n

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defunct
1540s, from L. defunctus "dead," lit. "off-duty," from pp. of defungi "to discharge, finish," from de- "off, completely," + fungi "perform or discharge duty."
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