Antonyms for obsolescence
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ob-suh-les-uh ns|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌɒb səˈlɛs əns|
Definition of obsolescenceOrigin :
- 1809; see obsolescent + -ence. Phrase Planned obsolescence coined 1932, revived as a disparaging term 1950s.
- As in disuse : noun state of non-use
- As in extinction : noun dying out
- Petzholdt's Bibliotheca bibliographica is a classified bibliography that shows signs of obsolescence.
- Extract from : « A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies » by Archer Taylor
- This operation has naturally declined in vogue with the obsolescence of blood-letting as a remedy.
- Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8 » by Various
- Yet even in those words which do not become common there is very little tendency to obsolescence in the King James version.
- Extract from : « The Greatest English Classic » by Cleland Boyd McAfee
- In nearly all cases structural remnants of eyes admit of being detected, in various degrees of obsolescence.
- Extract from : « Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3) » by George John Romanes
- Some may enjoy a second life; most of them will feel only the weakness of a second obsolescence.
- Extract from : « English: Composition and Literature » by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
- The industrial traits in this way tend to obsolescence through disuse.
- Extract from : « The Theory of the Leisure Class » by Thorstein Veblen
- This isn't the old-time expanding economy based on obsolescence and conspicuous consumption.
- Extract from : « This Crowded Earth » by Robert Bloch
- Obsolescence in this connexion must be understood only of common educated speech, that is, the average speaker's vocabulary.
- Extract from : « Society for Pure English, Tract 2, on English Homophones » by Robert Bridges
Synonyms for obsolescence
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