Definition of 'desuetude'
Example sentences containing 'desuetude'
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There was a smell of desuetude, like the whiff of an old book long unopened, raincoats drooped from a hat stand like shrouds. FAIRYLAND (1990)
Synonyms of 'desuetude'
disuse, neglect, abandonment, abeyance
Trends of 'desuetude'
Used Rarely. desuetude is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of desuetude from the Collins English Dictionary
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