Unused vs Obsoleteness - What's the difference?

unused | obsoleteness |


As an adjective unused

is not used.

As a noun obsoleteness is

quality or state of being obsolete or unused.

unused

English

Usage notes

The second pronunciation () pronunciation, which is acceptable for either sense and is normally used for the "not used" sense in all registers.

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • not used
  • I have two unused vouchers for a free meal.
  • not accustomed
  • I am unused to the dark nights of the countryside.

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    obsoleteness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Quality or state of being obsolete or unused.
  • Synonyms

    * obsolescence (much more common)