1. retired or ineffective because of advanced age 2. outmoded; obsolete

I came across this word while reading an article about CSS design called In Search of the One True Layout: “the method causes the page to expand to the ‘actual’ height of the columns. The choice is yours whether to accept that or to forego the equal heights in this superannuated browser [Internet Explorer 5 for Mac], currently tottering around the edges of the interweb waiting to be put out of its misery.”

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One Response to superannuated

  1. Dad says:

    A perfect word for how I feel when I contemplate hooking up a new DVD machine to our 20-year-old TV set, which already has a VCR machine attached to it (and which I’ve never been able to use for recording).

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