A defunct government.
A defunct political organization.
An example of defunct are dinosaurs.
An example of defunct is the Soviet Union.
Origin of defunct
- Latin dēfūnctus past participle of dēfungī to finish dē- de- fungī to perform
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French defunct (French défunt), from Latin dēfunctus, past participle of dēfungor (“to finish, discharge”).