obsolescent

being in the process of passing out of use or usefulness; becoming obsolete


This is a great word, if only for its difference from obsolete. I think I might have been using obsolete all along when I’ve been meaning obsolescent.

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  1. Dad says:

    I used to think that “obsolescent” was just a show-offy version of “obsolete”, but now I know better. Thanks.

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