verb (used with object), ob·so·let·ed, ob·so·let·ing.
Origin of obsolete
Examples from the Web for obsoleteness
But my obsoleteness rendered me only more suited to the service in which I was enlisted.
The general style of the Faery Queen is not exempt from several defects, besides those of obsoleteness and redundancy.
All these characteristics are so broadly printed upon his pages that the obsoleteness of the narrative does not hide them.
We can really sometimes find little difference, except an obsoleteness of language, which gives them a kind of poignancy.
This oblivion of old emotions, this obsoleteness of old things, was by no means confined to England.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)|John William Draper
British Dictionary definitions for obsoleteness
Word Origin for obsolete
Word Origin and History for obsoleteness
1570s, from Latin obsoletus "grown old, worn out," past participle of obsolescere "fall into disuse," probably from ob "away" (see ob-) + an expanded form of solere "to be used to, be accustomed" (see insolent).