outmoded

[out-moh-did]
adjective
1.
gone out of style; no longer fashionable: outmoded styles.
2.
not acceptable by present standards; no longer usable; obsolete: outmoded dwellings; outmoded teaching methods.

Origin:
see outmode, -ed2


1. unfashionable, dated, old-fashioned.
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outmode

[out-mohd]
verb (used with object), outmoded, outmoding.
1.
to cause (something) to go out of style or become obsolete.
verb (used without object), outmoded, outmoding.
2.
to go out of style or become obsolete.

Origin:
1900–05; perhaps from the phrase out of mode; compare French démoder

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outmoded (ˌaʊtˈməʊdɪd)
 
adj
1.  no longer fashionable or widely accepted
2.  no longer practical or usable
 
out'modedly
 
adv
 
out'modedness
 
n

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outmoded
"no longer in fashion, out of date," 1903, from out + mode (q.v.), perhaps formed on model of Fr. démoder.
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Example sentences
It contains a mixture of modern and outmoded industry and agriculture,
  increasingly dominated by the private sector.
Other missions have replaced gyroscopes, which stabilize the craft, and swapped
  outmoded instruments with updated ones.
There's a good chance any proposal would be outmoded at some point in the
  future.
Nothing more than an archaic and outmoded way of thinking, that's what.
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