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    What is the word?

    What is the word to describe some object which have not being used for a long time? Something like stale, but stale is more related to food stuff.

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    Re: What is the word?

    unused
    old
    antique
    obsolete

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    Re: What is the word?

    Thanks for the quick response. Obsolete is the word I was looking for.

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    Re: What is the word?

    Welcome to the forum, wots.ryan.

    Quote Originally Posted by wots.ryan View Post
    What is the word to describe some object which has not been used for a long time?
    Please note my corrections to your post.

    If 'obsolete' is the right answer, you asked the wrong question. The word can mean out of date; unfashionable or outmoded (Collins Dictionary).

    I have an obsolete lawnmower which still works well and I use it weekly, but if it goes wrong I couldn't get spare parts for it or buy a new identical model as it is no longer manufactured.
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    Re: What is the word?

    I have an item with me which is in working condition, but I have not used it for a long time and I most probably won't use it in future. I wanted a word to describe that item.

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    Re: What is the word?

    in storage

    It could be an old relic, like that rocking chair in the attic which nobody uses anymore.


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