Obsolete in a sentence

Definition of Obsolete

(of words, equipment, etc.) No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject). | (biology) Imperfectly developed; not very distinct. | (transitive, US) To cause to become obsolete.

Short Example Sentence for Obsolete

  • 1. To be obsolete in his eyes was to be inferior.
  • 2. Cavalry became an obsolete arm.
  • 3. But why a little soldier in an obsolete dress?
  • 4. If we do not wish to become obsolete we spin too.
  • 5. This custom is probably altogether obsolete now.
  • 6. Hemimeroptera: an obsolete term for Hemiptera.
  • 7. There was an obsolete statute of the 46th Edward III.
  • 8. Antiquated and obsolete as it was, it might then have been of some use.
  • 9. The effect of that obsolete aphorism on moss-backs is pitiful.
  • 10. The fort itself was a perfect picture of the obsolete and out-of-date.
  • 11. The meaning of such obsolete words is usually given at the bottom of the page.
  • 12. One of the larger stores stocked a quantity of obsolete fire brigade uniforms.
  • 13. The Canadian ports were fighting with weapons obsolete before completed.
  • 14. Transcriber's Notes: Obsolete and alternate spellings were retained.

How to use Obsolete in a Sentence?

  • 1. Now both of these vessels are training ships and obsolete so far as this war goes.
  • 2. Gypsophila foliis lanceolato-linearibus obsolete triquetris lævibus obtusis secundis.
  • 3. Trial by combat may become obsolete in practice even long before it becomes illegal.
  • 4. Thus arose his celebrated, but now obsolete fiction, of a preestablished harmony.
  • 5. Sternauli: the short and often obsolete furrows on either side of the mesosternum in Hymenoptera.
  • 6. Owners should be informed that this primitive and obsolete state of affairs could be no longer tolerated.
  • 7. This notion should have become obsolete ere this, for it has an extremely limited foundation in fact.
  • 8. He had a watch-chain with massive gold links and an enormous obsolete gold coin depending from his coat lapel.
  • 9. Every effort has been made to replicate this text as faithfully as possible, including obsolete and variant spellings and other inconsistencies.
  • 10. Sundials were most commonly placed on the south wall of the church, but many a churchyard is graced by these obsolete time-keepers.
  • 11. Frank was interested in the odd, airy individual, who struck him as a rather obsolete type of the fraternity.
  • 12. Every effort has been made to replicate this text as faithfully as possible, including obsolete and variant spellings and other inconsistencies.
  • 13. To-day the world is eliminating its appendix; to-morrow it will be operated on for another obsolete and annoying appendage.
  • 14. Saxifraga foliis ovalibus retusis obsolete serratis petiolatis, caule nudo, panicula conglomerata.
  • 15. The cathedral rang with a shout of applause, a shout that doomed the princely marriage statute to the limbo of obsolete things.
  • 16. Variations in hyphenation, and obsolete or variant spelling, including quoted passages, have all been preserved.
  • 17. Little therefore did it avail this wonderful lady to be received, however joyfully, with such obsolete and barren ceremonies of praise.
  • 18. But a glass of good wine is an obsolete thing, And will be till trade is once more in full swing!
  • 19. Gradually, as a rule, one of these forms comes to be generally preferred, and the less customary form comes to look obsolete and is discarded.
  • 20. Transverse suture: in Diptera, a transverse groove extending inward from the root of wing and obsolete in the middle of dorsum.
  • 21. Very many others which, though not obsolete in polite society, are seldom heard, help to give flavour to this inviting old dialect.
  • 22. The 1882 edition has the word "knawing" which is an obsolete variant of "gnawing"; the latter appears in the 1884 edition.
  • 23. My subject is far more practical, has far more to do with your actual life, than if I had taken obsolete words, and considered them.
  • 24. Inconsistencies in hyphenation or the spelling of proper names, and dialect or obsolete word spelling, have been maintained as in the original.
  • 25. I should have expected from the intelligence and judgment of our citizens that they would have deferred neither to the sickly sentimentalism of a bigoted morality nor to the absurdity of obsolete dogmas.
  • 26. Though this doctrine is now obsolete in the civilized world, it was employed by a large portion of the ancient philosophers to account for the origin of evil.