Desuetude in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Desuetude

a condition of abandonment or inaction

Examples of Desuetude in a sentence

Although the law is still on the books, its enforcement is in desuetude and no longer a matter of police concern. 🔊

The dusty typewriter has been in desuetude for over four decades. 🔊

Because the old building has been in desuetude for many years, the city has decided to tear it down. 🔊

When my mother died, the family tradition of singing carols on Christmas Eve went into desuetude. 🔊

The mall descended into desuetude when the huge department stores closed. 🔊

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