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synonyms for disuse

  • desuetude
  • discontinuance
  • obsolescence
  • obsoleteness
  • insuetude
  • inusitation
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antonyms for disuse

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  • employment
  • use
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How to use disuse in a sentence

Younger pipelines are also at risk of falling into disuse as the power sector comes to rely less on natural gas in favor of wind, solar and batteries.
OIL AND GAS COMPANIES ARE MAKING OLD PIPELINES THE LANDOWNER’S PROBLEMKATE WHEELING/NEXUS MEDIAMARCH 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Under Tiberius the cake-eating fell into disuse, but the wheat ears survived.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Moreover, in spite of the disuse of several of the older scales, much of this holds good for the time of Ptolemy.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
Along with this change we have to note the comparative disuse of the Enharmonic and Chromatic divisions of the tetrachord.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
“Blizzard” and “mugwump” were new but a short time ago: the latter is dying from disuse, the former has come to stay.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
A key was turned with the loud grating noise of long disuse, and the great door swung back.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
One-half the income of those railroads which we let fall into disuse came from the ceaseless unrest.
A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
This may have made the copies of Aristotle's text rare, and gradually led to their disuse.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
The disuse of salt-fish and the greater consumption of meat marked the improvement which had taken place among the country folk.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
He returns, in fact, to more than one of the principles of the old school, which had begun in his time to fall into disuse.
A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
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WORDS RELATED TO DISUSE

  • disuse
  • inactivity
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