Definition of Disusage

1. n. Gradual cessation of use or custom; neglect of use; disuse.



Definition of Disusage

1. Noun. Gradual cessation of use or custom; disuse. ¹

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Definition of Disusage

1. gradual cessation of use [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disusage

disunify
disunifying
disunion
disunionism
disunionist
disunionists
disunions
disunite
disunited
disuniter
disuniters
disunites
disunities
disuniting
disunity
disusage (current term)
disusages
disuse
disuse atrophy
disused
disuses
disusing
disutilities
disutility
disutilize
disutilized
disutilizing
disvaluation
disvaluations
disvalue

Literary usage of Disusage

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"DISUSE, to give up the use of. (L. and F.) ' Disuse, to forbear the use of;' Kersey's Diet. ed. 1715; 'disusage or Disuse, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1874)
"In cases of sthenic puerperal convulsions, venesection is, notwithstanding the disusage into which blood-letting has fallen in all other diseases, ..."

3. The Elements of Jurisprudence by Thomas Erskine Holland (1917)
"Parliaments have taken off and abridged many of the titles about which the law was concerned: usage and disusage have antiquated others, . . . and it shall ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Philip Yorke Hardwicke (1831)
"As this direction was for the benefit of the parish, and arose by consent, it may be laid aside by common consent: and the general disusage is an evidence ..."

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