Thesaurus / obsolescent
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
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.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
It swept many obsolescent and evil things away, but many evil and unjust things remained.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
I am not impelled by the archaic sex madness of the beast, nor by the obsolescent romance madness of later-day man.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
This singular expression, now obsolete or obsolescent, was common in the first half of the nineteenth century.
UNCLE SAMALBERT MATHEWS
Are archaic (old-fashioned), obsolete (discarded), and obsolescent (rapidly disappearing) terms more common in speech or books?
PUBLIC SPEAKINGCLARENCE STRATTON
On these two obsolescent herbs, then, rest the remarkable claims made for Neurilla.
The “nominal horse-power” by which engines are sometimes rated is an arbitrary and obsolescent term of indefinite significance.
The countless codes, now obsolescent, over which dead eyes had grown dim!
DREAMERS OF THE GHETTOI. ZANGWILL
There is another word, a synonym, which is now obsolescent, though it is at times used in poetry.
H. R.EDWIN LEFEVRE
WORDS RELATED TO OBSOLESCENT
- behind the times
- grown old
- not current
- not modern
- not with it
- of old
- of olden days
- of the old school
- out of it
- out of style
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