Definitions for superannuatedˌsu pərˈæn yuˌeɪ tɪd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
su•per•an•nu•at•edˌsu pərˈæn yuˌeɪ tɪd(adj.)
retired because of age or infirmity.
Origin of superannuated:
1625–35; alter. (with -u- of annual ) of ML superannātus over a year old (of cattle) = L super ann(um) beyond a year
overage, overaged, superannuated, over-the-hill(adj)
too old to be useful
"He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope
outdated, out-of-date, superannuated(adj)
old; no longer valid or fashionable
"obsolete words"; "an obsolete locomotive"; "outdated equipment"; "superannuated laws"; "out-of-date ideas"
obsolete due to age
retired or discarded due to age
Origin: From the superannuatus, from super (English super-) + annus (English annual).
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