outmoded outmoded  /ˌaʊt ˈmoʊ dəd/


  • (adj) out of fashion


  1. The projections are already outmoded.
  2. But the isolated, impoverished country equips its troops with outmoded hardware, some of it dating back to the cold war.
  3. Too many charities cling to an outmoded mission statement, are slow to give volunteers assignments that excite them and perhaps shun older helpers.


  1. Architecture Firms Need To Stop Referring To Junior Employees As 'Interns'

    The title “intern” should be banished from the profession of architecture. It’s about time. It has run its course. It’s outmoded and contributes to a culture of exploitation in the guise of opportunity. Frankly, it makes us look so nineteenth century.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. Traditional Portfolio Construction Rules No Longer Apply

    By Hal M. Bundrick NEW YORK (MainStreet)--Investment professionals may be losing a bit of their swagger. New research indicates that money managers now fear that the tried-and-true investment principles of the past are outmoded in today's financial markets. These same institutional investors are also wringing their hands over severe market swings, the threat of rising inflation and the challenge ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  3. Employers Rework Traditional Vacation Time Model

    Some companies have implemented a novel approach to vacation time benefits, allowing employees the right to buy and sell days as part of a work-perk. This amendment to otherwise outmoded and strict vacation time models permits workers more efficient personal time management, extra days for trips, time with loved ones, or a little more down [...] Employers Rework Traditional Vacation Time Model ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr


  1. "Undoubtedly some think that the Second Amendment is outmoded in a society where our standing army is the pride of our nation, where well-trained police forces provide personal security and where gun violence is a serious problem," Scalia wrote....
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: CNN International

  2. "Terrorism in our region feeds on a residual tradition of narrow-minded politics and of pursuing outmoded geo-political interest," Karzai said, which again was a reference to the conviction of Pakistan's political and military establishments...
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Hamid Karzai Source: Times of India

  3. But engaging Cuba in trade is a way to end "an outdated, outmoded, unrealistic, irrelevant policy," said Sen. Chuck Hagel, a Nebraska Republican with a reputation as party maverick. "It's always been nonsensical to me about this argument,...
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Chuck Hagel Source: International Herald Tribune

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