Etymology
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obsolescent (adj.)

"becoming obsolete, passing out of use," 1755, from Latin obsolescentum (nominative obsolescens), present participle of obsolescere "fall into disuse" (see obsolete).

updated on July 26, 2019

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Definitions of obsolescent from WordNet

obsolescent (adj.)
becoming obsolete;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.