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adjective as in becoming obsolete

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The once vital, now near-obsolescent, piece of the health-care food chain?

And they are living reminders that one day even Rupert will be obsolescent.

The word goddesse was probably substituted for lisse, because the latter was obsolescent.

There are traces of an original divine being whose name is becoming obsolescent and a matter of jest.

It swept many obsolescent and evil things away, but many evil and unjust things remained.

I am not impelled by the archaic sex madness of the beast, nor by the obsolescent romance madness of later-day man.

This singular expression, now obsolete or obsolescent, was common in the first half of the nineteenth century.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obsolescent, such as: growing old, out-of-date, out-of-fashion, and senescent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.