Synonyms for obsolescent
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : ob-suh-les-uh nt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌɒb səˈlɛs ənt|
Définition of obsolescentOrigin :
- 1755, from Latin obsolescentum (nominative obsolescens), present participle of obsolescere "fall into disuse" (see obsolete).
- adj becoming obsolete
- An obsolescent appliance for reminding assassins that they too are mortal.
- Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
- A little but not very much of this is obsolete or obsolescent.
- Extract from : « Gryll Grange » by Thomas Love Peacock
- The obsolescent Atahocan seems to have had no moral activity.
- Extract from : « Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 » by Andrew Lang
- This ceremony is never trifled with, though it is now obsolescent.
- Extract from : « Omaha sociology (1884 N 03 / 1881-1882 (pages 205-370)) » by James Owen Dorsey
- The form with obsolescent ocelli has been named silvestris by Edwards.
- Extract from : « The Butterfly Book » by William Jacob Holland
- The fighter-bomber squadrons use the MiG-17, an aircraft that is obsolescent but that performs well in a ground support role.
- Extract from : « Area Handbook for Bulgaria » by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
- His original instructions were obsolescent and he readily adapted himself to the altered situation.
- Extract from : « A Handbook of the Boer War » by Gale and Polden, Limited
- I am not impelled by the archaic sex madness of the beast, nor by the obsolescent romance madness of later-day man.
- Extract from : « The Kempton-Wace Letters » by Jack London
- The character of an obsolescent type has been caught with exceptional cleverness.
- Extract from : « Chats on Royal Copenhagen Porcelain » by Arthur Hayden
- From this time scourging may be regarded as obsolescent and soon to become obsolete.
- Extract from : « A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3 » by Henry Charles Lea
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