Definitions for obsolescentˌɒb səˈlɛs ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•so•les•centˌɒb səˈlɛs ənt(adj.)

  1. becoming obsolete; passing out of use, as a word.

Origin of obsolescent:

1745–55; < L obsolēscere to fall into disuse. See obsolete, -escent


Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsolescent(adj)

    becoming obsolete


  1. obsolescent(Adjective)

    In the process of becoming obsolete, but not obsolete yet.

  2. Origin: First attested circa 1780, from obsolescentum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obsolescent(adj)

    going out of use; becoming obsolete; passing into desuetude

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