Definition of Superannuated

1. Adjective. Too old to be useful. "He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"

Exact synonyms: Over-the-hill, Overage, Overaged
Similar to: Old



2. Adjective. Old; no longer valid or fashionable. "Out-of-date ideas"
Exact synonyms: Out-of-date, Outdated
Similar to: Noncurrent

Definition of Superannuated

1. Adjective. obsolete due to age ¹

2. Adjective. retired or discarded due to age ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superannuated

1. superannuate [v] - See also: superannuate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superannuated

superallowed
superalloy
superalloys
superalmighty
superaltar
superaltars
superaltern
superalterns
superambitious
superamplitude
superamplitudes
superangelic
superanion
superanions
superannuate
superannuated (current term)
superannuates
superannuating
superannuation
superannuation fund
superannuations
superantigen
superantigens
superantioxidant
superantioxidants
superarachnoid
superarrival
superarrivals
superaspirin
superaspirins

Literary usage of Superannuated

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1. Principles Governing the Retirement of Public Employees by Lewis Meriam (1918)
"Naturally in making reports on impairments due to age, they do not realize that they them- 1 The question of superannuated public physicians was presented ..."

2. Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management by Dionysius Lardner (1850)
"The Belgian railways had been then 13 years in operation, and no engine had yet been superannuated. The first engine placed upon the road was " La Fleche," ..."

3. Specimens of the Short Story by George Henry Nettleton (1901)
"From the standpoint of the short story, however, such a sketch as The superannuated Man is worthy of most careful study. Plot is reduced almost to its ..."

4. The Works of Charles Lamb: to which are prefixed his letters, and a sketch by Charles Lamb (1871)
"THE superannuated MAN. Sera tamen respexit Libertas. VIRGIL. A Clerk I was in London gay. O'KEEFE. IF peradventure, Reader, it has been thy lot to waste the ..."

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