Desuetude

Desuetude
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Desuetude->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ desuetude
desuetude
disusage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ obsolescence
obsolescence
disuse
&c. 678
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ want of habit
want of habit
want of practice
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inusitation
inusitation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ newness to
newness to
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ new brooms
new brooms
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ infraction of usage
infraction of usage
&c.(unconformity) 83
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ nonprevalence
nonprevalence
=>a custom more honored in the breach than the observance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ a custom more honored in the breach than the observance
a custom more honored in the breach than the observance
=>(Hamlet)
PARAG:Desuetude->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be-unaccustomed
be-unaccustomed
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ leave off a habit
leave off a habit
cast off a habit
break off a habit
wean oneself of a habit
violate a habit
break through a habit
infringe a habit
leave off a custom
cast off a custom
break off a custom
wean oneself of a custum
violate a custom
break through a custom
infringe a custom
leave off a usage
cast off a usage
break off a usage
wean oneself of a usage
violate a usage
break through a usage
infringe a usage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ disuse
disuse
&c. 678
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wear off
wear off
PARAG:Desuetude->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unaccustomed
unaccustomed
unused
unwonted
unseasoned
uninured
unhabituated
untrained
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ new
new
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ green
green
&c.(unskilled) 699
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unhackneyed
unhackneyed
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unusual
unusual
&c.(unconformable) 83
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ nonobservant
nonobservant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ disused
disused
&c. 678

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  • désuétude — [ desɥetyd; dezɥetyd ] n. f. • 1596, rare av. XVIIIe; lat. desuetudo ♦ Abandon où est tombée une chose dont on a cessé depuis longtemps de faire usage (surtout dans tomber en désuétude). « loi tombée en désuétude, mais dont l observance… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Desuetude — Désuétude Voir « désuétude » sur le Wiktionnaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • desuetude — de·sue·tude / de swi ˌtüd, ˌtyüd; di sü ə ˌtüd/ n [Latin desuetudo disuse, from desuescere to lose the habit of]: a doctrine holding that a statute may be abrogated because of its long disuse Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster.… …   Law dictionary

  • Desuetude — Des ue*tude, n. [L. desuetudo, from desuescere, to grow out of use, disuse; de + suescere to become used or accustomed: cf. F. d[ e]su[ e]tude. See {Custom}.] The cessation of use; disuse; discontinuance of practice, custom, or fashion. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • désuétude — DÉSUÉTUDE. s. f. (On prononce le S comme s il étoit double.) Il se dit Des Lois, Réglemens, etc. qui sont en quelque manière anéantis par le non usage. Cette Loi est tombée es désuétude …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • desuetude — 1620s, from M.Fr. désuétude (16c.), from L. desuetudo disuse, from desuetus, pp. of desuescere become unaccustomed to, from de away, from (see DE (Cf. de )) + suescere become used to (see MANSUETUDE (Cf. mansuetude)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • desuetude — [des′wi to͞od΄, des′wityo͞od΄] n. [ME < L desuetudo < desuetus, pp. of desuescere, to disuse < de , from + suescere, to be accustomed: see CUSTOM] the condition of not being used or practiced any more; disuse [laws fallen into desuetude] …   English World dictionary

  • desuetude — ► NOUN formal ▪ a state of disuse. ORIGIN Latin desuetudo, from desuescere make unaccustomed …   English terms dictionary

  • Desuetude — In law, desuetude (from the Latin desuetudo, outdated, no longer custom) is a doctrine that causes statutes, similar legislation or legal principles to lapse and become unenforceable by a long habit of non enforcement or lapse of time. It is what …   Wikipedia

  • Désuétude — Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Désuétude », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) La désuétude exprime le fait de ne plus être utilisé, de ne plus être employé, de ne plus être en phase avec la société contemporaine;… …   Wikipédia en Français

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