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

synonyms for obsolescence

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

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  • employment
  • use
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    How to use obsolescence in a sentence

    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
    The assertion of the rapid obsolescence of ships of war will be dwelt upon, in the hopes of contravening it.
    LESSONS OF THE WAR WITH SPAIN AND OTHER ARTICLESALFRED T. MAHAN
    This isn't the old-time expanding economy based on obsolescence and conspicuous consumption.
    THIS CROWDED EARTHROBERT BLOCH
    Obsolescence in this connexion must be understood only of common educated speech, that is, the average speaker's vocabulary.
    SOCIETY FOR PURE ENGLISH, TRACT 2, ON ENGLISH HOMOPHONESROBERT BRIDGES
    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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