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1. obsolete

adjective. ['ˈɑːbsəˌliːt, ˌɑːbsəˈliːt'] no longer in use.

Synonyms

  • noncurrent

Antonyms

  • future
  • new

Etymology

  • obsoletus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Obsolete

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat
  • receipt

How do you pronounce obsolete?

Pronounce obsolete as ˌɑbsəˈlit.

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How to spell obsolete? Is it obsoleta? Or obselete? Common misspellings are:

  • obsoleta
  • obselete

Example sentences of the word obsolete


1. Adjective
Computer technology has changed so much and so often that computers become obsolete very quickly.

Quotes containing the word obsolete


1. Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
- Dr. Seuss

2. You never change things by fighting the existing reality.To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

3. All religions are based on obsolete terminology.
- Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire

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