verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for unextinguished
His bright and burning eye alone indicated that the fire of his soul was unextinguished.
Southey, I have lost friends—friends who still cherish for me sentiments of high esteem and unextinguished tenderness.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2)|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
By neglect of the servant, some unextinguished embers had been placed in a barrel in the cellar of the building.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
Both were two days old, and both had started from unextinguished camp-fires.The Spell of the Rockies|Enos A. Mills
The unextinguished scarf it had fallen to the ground with had got through its combustion briskly.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for unextinguished
Word Origin for extinguish
Word Origin and History for unextinguished
c.1500 (implied in extinguishable), from Latin extinguere/exstinguere "quench, wipe out, obliterate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + stinguere "quench," from PIE *steig- "to prick, stick, pierce." Related: Extinguished; extinguishing.