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used in The Magic Mountain

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no longer in general use because it was replaced by something better
  • From the viewpoint of the outside world, time had made Hans Lorenz Castorp's character and convictions obsolete long before his passing.
    2.1 - The Baptismal Bowl / Grandfather in His Two Forms (48% in)
  • And since the adjective "stunning" had been used for "splendid" or "excellent" for quite some time now—was totally washed out, enervated, prostituted, and therefore obsolete—she had of late seized upon the word "devastating," and now found everything "devastating," whether in earnest or in jest: the bobsled run, their dessert dumplings, and her own body warmth, which sounded equally repulsive coming from her.
    5.8 - Danse Macabre (34% in)
  • What a moldy, obsolete practice burial was!
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (59% in)
  • We are seriously concerned that the term may be misunderstood, be associated with undignified and outdated notions, with an obsolete model that in no way does justice to the reality we envision here, the product of untiring advances in musical technology, developed to elegant perfection.
    7.7 - Fullness of Harmony (3% in)

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