Definitions for obsolescentˌɒb səˈlɛs ənt

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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

  2. Origin: [L. obsolescens, -entis, p. pr. of obsolescere, to wear out gradually, to fall into disuse; ob (see Ob-) + solere to use, be wont.]

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