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.)

  1. retired because of age or infirmity.

  2. antiquated.

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

su`per•an`nu•a′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. outdated, out-of-date, superannuated(adj)

    old; no longer valid or fashionable

    "obsolete words"; "an obsolete locomotive"; "outdated equipment"; "superannuated laws"; "out-of-date ideas"

Wiktionary

  1. superannuated(Adjective)

    obsolete due to age

  2. superannuated(Adjective)

    retired or discarded due to age

  3. Origin: From the superannuatus, from super (English super-) + annus (English annual).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Superannuated

    of Superannuate

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