Synonyms for obsolescent

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ob-suh-les-uh nt
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɒb səˈlɛs ənt

Définition of obsolescent

Origin :
  • 1755, from Latin obsolescentum (nominative obsolescens), present participle of obsolescere "fall into disuse" (see obsolete).
  • adj becoming obsolete
Example sentences :
  • 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  • A little but not very much of this is obsolete or obsolescent.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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