Definition of Disused

1. Adjective. No longer in use. "Obsolete words"

Exact synonyms: Obsolete
Similar to: Noncurrent
Derivative terms: Obsoleteness



Definition of Disused

1. Adjective. no longer in use ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disused

1. disuse [v] - See also: disuse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disused

disunionist
disunionists
disunions
disunite
disunited
disuniter
disuniters
disunites
disunities
disuniting
disunity
disusage
disusages
disuse
disuse atrophy
disused (current term)
disuses
disusing
disutilities
disutility
disutilize
disutilized
disutilizing
disvaluation
disvaluations
disvalue
disvalued
disvalues
disvaluing
disvantageous

Literary usage of Disused

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1. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson, Edward Burton (1857)
"Whence appears, first, that in the days of St., Austin crucifixion was disused ; secondly, that it was prohibited by the secular princes. ..."

2. A Digest of All the Reported Decisions of the Superior Courts, from 1884 to by John Mews (1889)
"3 of the disused Burial-Grounds Act. 1884. building on any disused burial-ground is prohibited, but 5 enacts that nothing in the act contained Burial Board ..."

3. The Law Relating to the Registration of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in by William Cunningham Glen, Alexander Glen (1875)
"On Removal of the same Congregation the new Place of Worship may be immediately registered, instead of the one disused. 19. And be it enacted, ..."

4. The London Burial Grounds: Notes on Their History from the Earliest Times to by Basil Holmes (1896)
"disused Burial Grounds Act, 1884. An Act for preventing the erection of Buildings on disused Burial Grounds. ['-(-th August, 1884. ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"To confine, in this sense, is also nearly disused ; the substantive is used, but with its accent changed, being now on the first syllable, confine. ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Further development was checked by the imitation by later writers of the early models, even to the reintroduction of archaic and disused forms. ..."

7. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"I respected that reserve until, three days after the affair, I discovered in a disused stable in my quarters a palanquin of unchastened splendour ..."

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