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See definition of obsolescence on Dictionary.com
  • as indisuse
  • as inextinction

synonyms for obsolescence

  • desuetude
  • discontinuance
  • obsoleteness
  • insuetude
  • inusitation
  • annihilation
  • destruction
  • elimination
  • death
  • end of life
  • no life
  • thing of the past

antonyms for obsolescence

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  • employment
  • use
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    How to use obsolescence in a sentence

    Their lifespans average less than two years, a consequence of designed obsolescence and a thirst to profit from flashy new features and capabilities.
    INSIDE THE PHYSICAL FOOTPRINT OF THE CLOUDSTEVEN GONZALES MONSERRATE/THE MIT PRESS READERFEBRUARY 14, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
    The trade-off for gear obsolescence, according to JBL, is that PartyBoost is a longer, stronger, more clear wireless signal.
    JBL FLIP 5 REVIEW: THE TAKE-ANYWHERE, VIBE-CREATING COMPACT BLUETOOTH SPEAKER MAKES A SPLASHERIN BEHANJANUARY 12, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
    The solution might be to own up to what he’s done and seek redemption, or it might be to just slink off and live a life of luxury, slowly sliding into obsolescence.
    LET SUCCESSION BE AMBIGUOUSEMILY VANDERWERFFDECEMBER 7, 2021VOX
    You want to tell her that history dies as well as lives, that parts of it fade away every day, through the deaths of its makers, through forgetfulness and intentional obsolescence.
    DARK SPACES ON THE MAPKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    This is advice from another century, laughable in its obsolescence.
    DARK SPACES ON THE MAPKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    The fires were major incidents in which many books were lost, but the institution of the library disappeared more gradually both through organizational neglect and through the gradual obsolescence of the papyrus scrolls themselves.
    THE STORY OF THE LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA IS MOSTLY A LEGEND, BUT THE LESSON OF ITS BURNING IS STILL CRUCIAL TODAYRICHARD OVENDENNOVEMBER 17, 2020TIME
    Some may enjoy a second life; most of them will feel only the weakness of a second obsolescence.
    ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
    It would be rash to say that it shows signs of approaching obsolescence, but that it is steadily weakening is fairly clear.
    LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
    Petzholdt's Bibliotheca bibliographica is a classified bibliography that shows signs of obsolescence.
    A HISTORY OF BIBLIOGRAPHIES OF BIBLIOGRAPHIESARCHER TAYLOR
    The industrial traits in this way tend to obsolescence through disuse.
    THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO OBSOLESCENCE

    • desuetude
    • discontinuance
    • insuetude
    • inusitation
    • obsolescence
    • obsoleteness
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