obsolete obsolete  /ˈɑb sə ˌlit/


  • (adj) no longer in use


  1. With obsolete tanks, scarce ammo and scant fuel, the Dear Leader's army desperately needs nukes.
  2. If you're like some 80% of Americans, you'll simply toss your obsolete gizmos into the trash.
  3. Chien-Min Chung Reportage Getty If you're like some 80% of Americans, you'll simply toss your obsolete gizmos into the trash.


  1. Google kills plugin that remakes Internet Explorer in Chrome’s image

    Chrome Frame, designed to bring IE into modern age, is declared obsolete.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Ars Technica

  2. Forts of the Deep South

    Conquistadors to the Civil War, from Florida to Mississippi. Empires rise and they fall, leaving behind the ruins of their fortresses. Until armored warships rendered masonry forts and their black powder cannons obsolete, warring European empires set on colonizing the rest of the world ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

  3. Yes, Credit Cards Are Making You a Bad Person

    Reuters The cashless society -- a world where physical money is practically obsolete -- has, in just a few years, gone from a utopian dream to something like an inevitability. In Sweden, a national effort ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Atlantic via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "The extremism has even spread to Islamabad, and the extremists are taking the writ of the government in their own hands, and even worse they are imposing their obsolete ideas on moderates," Musharraf said, wearing a black button-down tunic...
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We have committed ourselves to getting it done quickly, but we have also committed ourselves to not getting it done in a way that it is obsolete the day it opens," Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak said.
    on Aug 6, 2007 By: RT Rybak Source: FOXNews

  3. "The teams that have been successful ...... they've gone to tracks outside NASCAR's control with tires that were not from Goodyear," Roush said. "Right now, Goodyear is sitting on millions of dollars worth of tires that are growing obsolete...
    on May 30, 2007 By: Jack Roush Source: SI.com

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