disuse

[ noun dis-yoos; verb dis-yooz ]SEE DEFINITION OF disuse

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The use of the pronoun, the disuse of the grammar pulled him up short.

Its deplorable peculiarity was, that it was the faintness of solitude and disuse.

Since the disuse of print, opticians have mostly gone to the poor-house.

As a result, we have no organs of hearing, for they have been atrophied from ages of disuse.

In many cases habit or use and disuse have probably come into play.

The results of this method were so uncertain that the practice has fallen into disuse.

He also admits that  change of habits and food, use and disuse, are factors.

I was in a cellar, which, apparently, had long been in disuse.

Also in many Houses the school was allowed to drop into disuse.

We have seen that by disuse the muscles become emaciated and the bones soften.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISUSE

desuetude

nounstate of not being in use
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