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Meaning of OBSOLESCENT

Pronunciation:  `√Ębsu'lesunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  becoming obsolete
 

OBSOLESCENT is a 11 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: noncurrent
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ob`so*les"cent\, a. [L. obsolescens, -entis, p. pr.
of obsolescere, to wear out gradually, to fall into disuse;
ob (see {Ob-}) + solere to use, be wont.]
Going out of use; becoming obsolete; passing into desuetude.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Non-functional but not reduced to a rudiment.
 

 

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