obsolescence

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ob·so·les·cence

(ob'sō-les'ens),
Falling into disuse; denoting abolition of a function.
[L. obsolesco, to grow out of use]

obsolescence

[ob′səles′əns]
Etymology: L, obsolescere, to decay
1 a falling into disuse because of age or loss of function.
2 a state of being useless.
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