obsolescent

adjective ob·so·les·cent \ ˌäb-sə-ˈle-sᵊnt \

Definition of obsolescent

: going out of use : becoming obsolete

obsolescently

adverb

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First Known Use of obsolescent

1755


OBSOLESCENT Defined for English Language Learners

obsolescent

adjective

Definition of obsolescent for English Language Learners

  • : no longer useful : becoming obsolete



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