Disusing
Disuse Dis*use" (?; see {Dis-}), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disusing}.] 1. To cease to use; to discontinue the practice of. [1913 Webster]

2. To disaccustom; -- with to or from; as, disused to toil. ``Disuse me from . . . pain.'' --Donne. [1913 Webster]


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  • Disuse — Dis*use (?; see {Dis }), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disusing}.] 1. To cease to use; to discontinue the practice of. [1913 Webster] 2. To disaccustom; with to or from; as, disused to toil. Disuse me from . . . pain. Donne.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disused — Disuse Dis*use (?; see {Dis }), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disusing}.] 1. To cease to use; to discontinue the practice of. [1913 Webster] 2. To disaccustom; with to or from; as, disused to toil. Disuse me from . . . pain.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • disuse — n. /dis yoohs /; v. /dis yoohz /, n., v., disused, disusing. n. 1. discontinuance of use or practice: Traditional customs are falling into disuse. v.t. 2. to cease to use. [1375 1425; late ME. See DIS 1, USE] * * * …   Universalium

  • disuse — noun /dɪsˈjus / (say dis yoohs) 1. discontinuance of use or practice. –verb (t) /dɪsˈjuz/ (say dis yoohz) (disused, disusing) 2. to cease to use …   Australian English dictionary

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