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ˌɒb səˈlɛs əntob·so·les·cent

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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.

    Etymology: First attested circa 1780, from obsolescentum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obsolescent(adj)

    going out of use; becoming obsolete; passing into desuetude

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obsolescent

    ob-so-les′ent, adj. going out of use.—n. Obsolesc′ence.—adj. Ob′solete, gone out of use: antiquated: (zool.) obscure: not clearly marked or developed: rudimental.—adv. Ob′soletely.—ns. Ob′soleteness; Obsolē′tion (rare); Ob′soletism. [L. obsolescens, -entis, pr.p. of obsolescĕre, obsoletumob, before, solēre, to be wont.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsolescent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsolescent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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