Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Out of use; fallen into desuetude.
- adj. obsolete disused; out of use.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rare Disused; out of use.
- Latin desuetus ("unused"), past participle of desuesco ("I disuse"), from de- + suesco ("I make use of"). (Wiktionary)
“Therefore the Congress is a readjustment of our vision to the everchanging conditions of society; desuete methods are dropped and methods more in harmony with the necessities of the times are examined, approved of and adopted.”
“Since the day of Mr. Brummell and King George, the noble art of self-adornment had fallen partially desuete.”
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