One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the precinct is out of date as a modern shopping centre’
old-fashioned, outmoded, out of fashion, unfashionable, frumpish, frumpy, out of style, outdated, dated, out, outworn, old, former, musty, old-time, old-world, behind the times, behindhand, past, bygone, archaic, obsolescent, obsolete, ancient, antiquated, superannuated
defunct, medieval, prehistoric, antediluvian, old-fogeyish, old-fangled, backward-looking, quaint, anachronistic, crusted, feudal, fusty, moth-eaten, olde worlde
démodé, vieux jeu, passé
informal old hat, square, not with it, out of the ark, creaky, clunky, mouldy
North American informal horse-and-buggy, rinky-dink, mossy
2‘many of the facts in the book are now out of date’
superseded, obsolete, no longer current, no longer topical, stale, expired, extinct, lapsed, elapsed, run out, invalid, void, null and void
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