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Meaning of "obsoletism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OBSOLETISM

obsoletism  [ˈɒbsəˌliːtɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OBSOLETISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Obsoletism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OBSOLETISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Archaism

In language, an archaism is the use of a form of speech or writing that is no longer current or that is current only within a few special contexts. Their deliberate use can be subdivided into literary archaisms, which seeks to evoke the style of older speech and writing; and lexical archaisms, the use of words no longer in common use. A distinction between archaic and obsolete words and word senses is widely used by dictionaries. An archaic word or sense is one that still has some current use but whose use has dwindled to a few specialized contexts, outside of which it connotes old-fashioned language. A good example of an archaic sense is the present subjunctive form be: it is not obsolete—it is used in constructions such as whether it be X or Y and be that as it may—but it is little used outside of those specific contexts and a few others, and its use outside of them sounds old-fashioned. In contrast, an obsolete word or sense is one that is no longer used at all. A reader encounters them when reading texts that are centuries old.

Definition of obsoletism in the English dictionary

The definition of obsoletism in the dictionary is a thing, especially a word or group of words, that has gone out of use or is out of date.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OBSOLETISM


anti-Semitism
ˌæntɪˈsemɪtɪzəm
antielitism
ˌæntɪɪˈliːtɪzəm
autism
ˈɔːtɪzəm
baptism
ˈbæpˌtɪzəm
brutism
ˈbruːtɪzəm
conservatism
kənˈsɜːvəˌtɪzəm
consortism
ˈkɒnsɔːtɪzəm
cretism
ˈkriːtɪzəm
deaf-mutism
ˈdefˌmjuːtɪzəm
defeatism
dɪˈfiːtɪzəm
digoneutism
ˌdaɪɡəˈnjuːtɪzəm
electromagnetism
ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
elitism
ɪˈliːtɪzəm
hirsutism
ˈhɜːsjuːˌtɪzəm
magnetism
ˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
mutism
ˈmjuːtɪzəm
patriotism
ˈpætrɪəˌtɪzəm
rheumatism
ˈruːməˌtɪzəm
statism
ˈsteɪtɪzəm
tripartism
traɪˈpɑːtɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OBSOLETISM

obsignatory
obsolesce
obsolescence
obsolescence clause
obsolescent
obsolescently
obsolete
obsoletely
obsoleteness
obsoletion
obstacle
obstacle course
obstacle race
obstet.
obstetric
obstetric stethoscope
obstetrical
obstetrically
obstetrician
obstetrics

WORDS THAT END LIKE OBSOLETISM

animal magnetism
antiferromagnetism
astigmatism
concretism
diamagnetism
Docetism
ferrimagnetism
ferromagnetism
geomagnetism
hermetism
martinetism
palaeomagnetism
paleomagnetism
paramagnetism
permanent magnetism
phonetism
pietism
quietism
sovietism
syncretism
zoomagnetism

Synonyms and antonyms of obsoletism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «obsoletism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OBSOLETISM

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The translations of obsoletism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «obsoletism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

obsoletism
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

obsoletism
570 millions of speakers

English

obsoletism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

obsoletism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

obsoletism
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

obsoletism
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

obsoletismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

obsoletism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

obsoletism
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Obsoletism
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

obsoletism
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

obsoletism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

obsoletism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Obsoletism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

obsoletism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

obsoletism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अप्रचलितपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

obsoletism
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

obsoletism
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obsoletism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

obsoletism
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

învechit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

obsoletism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

obsoletism
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

obsoletism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

obsoletism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of obsoletism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OBSOLETISM»

The term «obsoletism» is barely ever used and occupies the 205.156 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OBSOLETISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about obsoletism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OBSOLETISM»

Discover the use of obsoletism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to obsoletism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Roget's II: The New Thesaurus
See NEW, USED in Index. obsolete verb See obsolesce. obsolete noun See obsoletism. obsoleteness noun The quality or state of being obsolete : desuetude , disuse, obsoletism. See NEW, USED in Index. obsoletism noun Something that is ...
Peter Mark Roget, 1997
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A Supplementary English Glossary
OBSOLETISM, an archaism. Does then the warrant of a single person validate a ueoterism, or, what is scarcely distinguishable therefrom, a resuscitated ol>- soletism 1 — Hall, Modern Enylish, p. 35. DESTINATION, obstinacy. There was false ...
Thomas Lewis Owen Davies, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, 1881
3
Founders of American Industrial Design:
There were no longer enough buyers for the large quantities of goods we had learned to make and distribute so abundantly.13 Not only did Calkins correctly analyze the problem, but he had a theory, “obsoletism,” for solving it: Obsoletism is ...
Carroll Gantz, 2014
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Modern English
... alleged analogical absurdity of ' in respect of, betokens a most peculiar estimate of grammaticalness. He cannot place side by side •with ' in respect of, some kindred obsoletism ; because any obsoletism, it seems, is equally bad grammar.
Fitzedward Hall, 1873
5
Stylepedia: A Guide to Graphic Design Mannerisms, Quirks, ...
The onset of the Machine Age in the 1920s launched the Marketing Age and the introduction of "obsoletism," whereby a bevy of modern styles were used to give industrial wares and sundry products their contemporary allure. A leading ...
Steven Heller, Louise Fili, 2006
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The Development of Marketing Management: The Case of the ...
7). This straightforward confession merely extended the proposals by Frederick and Shaw late in the 1920s. In the meantime, anti-obsoletism continued. Robert S. Lind, a scholar of sociology and a member of the Consumers' Advisory Board of ...
Kazuo Usui, 2008
7
Advertising, Society, and Consumer Culture
The technical term for this idea is obsoletism. We no longer wait for things to wear out. We displaced them with others that are not more effective but more attractive” (Ewen 1996, 243, citing Calkins). Ultimately, obsoletism was supposed to be ...
Roxanne Hovland, Joyce M. Wolburg
8
All Consuming Images: The Politics Of Style In Contemporary ...
The technical term for this idea is obsoletism. We no longer wait for thin^ to wear out. We displace them with others that are not more effective but more attractive. 10 For Calkins, the practice of obsoletism was not limited to product design.
Stuart Ewen, 1999
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Roget's II: the new thesaurus
—Idioms in mothballs, on the shelf. verb obsolesce. noun OBSOLETISM. obsoleteness noun The quality or state of being obsolete: words that had fallen into obsoleteness. Sync desuetude, disuse, obsoletion, obsoletism. obsoletion noun 1.
Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S., Unknown, 1985
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal
The former editions presented a great drawback upon the reader's pleasure in the old orthography, and the obsoletism of many of the expressions. M. Buchon has entirely removed these ditiiculties, and rendered Froyssart perfectly intelligible ...
‎1824

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OBSOLETISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term obsoletism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Free ebook: "Marriage" by HG Wells
While it is not science fiction, I enjoyed Wells inclusion of ideas in this book around obsoletism, the industrial family fights a losing battle to ... «Boing Boing, Feb 15»
2
French industry minister assails Brussels on state aid for industry
Citing a rule that requires all state subsidies above €200,000 to be notified to the commission, he said: “This is obsoletism, autism, ... «Financial Times, Jan 14»
3
Friday Poll: Are you a Yahoo-er or a Googler?
This marks the a sign of obsoletism. Reminds me of Kodak and self illusion, refusing to admit an antiquated business model. you can put ... «CNET, Aug 13»
4
What the Czech Play That Coined the Term 'Robot' Tells Us About …
Publications such as The Atlantic and Wired have both published stories on how the human workforce is nearing obsoletism. Not just those of ... «VICE, Jan 13»
5
Simple Infographic Shows Hollywood is Giving Up on Original Ideas
The only problem with that is the obsoletism that our technology faces on an increasingly regular basis. Nothing has staying power anymore ... «First Showing, Sep 12»
6
Why a typewriter is the ultimate hipster accessory
Schiewe talks about bloggers who revel in obsoletism and scan their typewritten posts before uploading them online. Typewriters, like lo-fi ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 12»
7
Cisco shelves home telepresence amid company revamp
Skype said at the time that a $599 device could be "subject to obsoletism at the hands of mass-market options." (Reporting By Nicola Leske in ... «Reuters, Jan 12»
8
Umi, we hardly knew ye: contemplating the fate of the videophone in …
... Skype's General Manager of the Platform Business Unit Jonathan Christensen remarked that a $599 device "can be subject to obsoletism at ... «Ars Technica, Jun 11»
9
Cisco Umi Brings TelePresence into the Home
"Buy a $599 device and it can be subject to obsoletism at the hands of mass-market options that sell for 1/2, then 1/4, and eventually 1/10 the ... «eWeek, Oct 10»
10
In Search of Lauryn Hill: The Obsoletism of the Female Emcee
*Where have you gone Lauryn Hill and how do I get there? Someone has to save the species of the female rapper from fading into bolivion ... «Eurweb.com, Apr 10»

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« EDUCALINGO. Obsoletism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/obsoletism>. Jul 2020 ».
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