[ out-moh-did ]
/ ˌaʊtˈmoʊ dɪd /


gone out of style; no longer fashionable: outmoded styles.
not acceptable by present standards; no longer usable; obsolete: outmoded dwellings; outmoded teaching methods.

Origin of outmoded

see origin at outmode, -ed2

Definition for outmoded (2 of 2)

[ out-mohd ]
/ ˌaʊtˈmoʊd /

verb (used with object), out·mod·ed, out·mod·ing.

to cause (something) to go out of style or become obsolete.

verb (used without object), out·mod·ed, out·mod·ing.

to go out of style or become obsolete.

Origin of outmode

1900–05; perhaps from the phrase out of mode; compare French démoder
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British Dictionary definitions for outmoded

/ (ˌaʊtˈməʊdɪd) /


no longer fashionable or widely accepted
no longer practical or usable

Derived forms of outmoded

outmodedly, adverboutmodedness, noun
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