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obsolete

(ŏb′sə-lēt′, ŏb′sə-lēt′)
adj.
Biology Vestigial or rudimentary, especially in comparison with related or ancestral species, as the tailbone of an ape. Used of an organ or other part of an organism.

ob′so·lete′ly adv.
ob′so·lete′ness n.
ob′so·let′ism n.

obsolete

outdated, or no further use, gradually disappearing.
References in classic literature ?
If our neophyte, strong in the new-born love of antiquity, were to undertake to imitate what he had learnt to admire, it must be allowed he would act very injudiciously, if he were to select from the Glossary the obsolete words which it contains, and employ those exclusively of all phrases and vocables retained in modern days.
He caught himself nodding, now, and smiled one of those pathetic, obsolete smiles of his, and said:
One thing, however, may be said for the docks of the Port of London on both sides of the river: for all the complaints of their insufficient equipment, of their obsolete rules, of failure (they say) in the matter of quick despatch, no ship need ever issue from their gates in a half- fainting condition.