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- adj. unfashionable, not in fashion
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As Paul Goldberger, the architecture critic of the New Yorker, put it at the time, “Boldness has been pretty much out of fashion in city-planning circles for a while, especially in lower Manhattan, where it is associated not only with projects like the World Trade Center but with unrealized schemes like the expressway Robert Moses wanted to run across downtown, which would have destroyed SoHo.”
Mourning’s out of fashion I know, nowadays, but it looked well, I thought.
Moreover, they were anachronisms, with small houses, no private gardens, and no space for parking and “built for a style of life which is going out of fashion with the large majority of Americans who are free to choose their place of residence,” he wrote.16 Gans also observed that vitality and liveliness were not necessarily universally desired.
Doorknobs went out of fashion long before Kirk’s parents we born.
[Farthingales had gone out of fashion in England during the reign of Charles I., and therefore their use by the Portuguese ladies astonished the English.
The plodding thrift and scrupulous integrity and long-winded patient industry of our business men of the last century are out of fashion in these "giddy-paced" times and England is forgetting that those who make haste to be rich can hardly avoid much temptation and some sin.
Sometimes the trifling and ridiculous grow into the most extensive popularity, such as the share of it which a man gained by wearing a high brimmed hat, and another that cut off the tails of his coat and thereby branded his name on the remnant; and though the spencers are out of fashion they have outlived many a poetical popularity.