Synonyms for superannuated

Grammar : Adj
Spell : soo-per-an-yoo-ey-tid
Phonetic Transcription : ˌsu pərˈæn yuˌeɪ tɪd

Définition of superannuated

Origin :
  • "retired on account of old age," 1630s, "obsolete, out of date," from Medieval Latin superannuatus "more than a year old" (of cattle), from Latin super "beyond, over" (see super-) + annus "year" (see annual).
  • adj obsolete
  • adj very old
Example sentences :
  • It is too depressing, these vagaries, these senile ramblings of a superannuated musician.
  • Extract from : « Old Fogy » by James Huneker
  • Started a superannuated fortune, and just now upon the full scent.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb » by Charles Lamb
  • It was a boon to superannuated officers, and the number was limited.
  • Extract from : « The Indian in his Wigwam » by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • Then there will be a demonstration, at any rate, and then the thing will be superannuated.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 65, No. 400, February, 1849 » by Various
  • Of their small force some of the soldiers were superannuated, others invalid.
  • Extract from : « The Fort Dearborn Massacre » by Linai Taliaferro Helm
  • A third youth had been recently superannuated: he was for ballast, Louis said.
  • Extract from : « A Mock Idyl » by Percy Ross
  • Only think,” said Peterkin, with a suppressed laugh, “of a superannuated wild-cat!
  • Extract from : « The Coral Island » by R. M. Ballantyne
  • As the others are used like Fools and superannuated Persons, so we will use these like Madmen.
  • Extract from : « The Levellers » by Anonymous
  • It is the paradise of the moderate walker or the superannuated mountaineer.
  • Extract from : « The Alps » by Martin Conway
  • But Huldah, as she plays with your Harry there, does not look to me as if she were superannuated yet.
  • Extract from : « Christmas Eve and Christmas Day » by Edward E. Hale

Antonyms for superannuated

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