1. become obsolete, fall into disuse
    This word has not obsolesced, although it is rarely used
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How To Use obsolesce In A Sentence

  • A good deal of nonsense about the obsolescence of art is written by the less responsible fuglemen of science.
  • Most of the teaching aids displayed are in or on the brink of obsolescence.
  • * antiquation, or the obsolescence of content or format (VHS, compact cassette, vinyl record) Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions
  • Laika, he knew, had to adapt or risk obsolescence. Times, Sunday Times
  • They used to call this "planned obsolesce" in the car business. John Mellencamp: On My Mind: The State of the Music Business
  • The fashion industry gets away with planned obsolescence all the time by arbitrarily declaring clothes we just bought as having the trendsetting equivalent of a steam powered toaster.
  • A combination of encrypted identity-confederation services and escrow-based private contract-enforcement mechanisms will obsolesce government-based contract enforcement. Health and Taxes, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • An accounting convention designed to emulate the cost or expense associated with reduction in value of an asset due to wear and tear, deterioration, or obsolescence over a period of time.
  • Oh yes, soldiering on... "For some reason Peter and I regularly communicated in this obsolescent patois of the British Empire. ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
  • A class is created of dogged self-righteous obstructionists with a vested interest in the status quo, however obsolescent, however decayed, however inappropriate to the site.
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