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stale

stale

 
 
pronunciation:
steIl
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: staler, stalest
definition 1: having lost its taste or moisture; not fresh.
We left the bread out while we were away, and now it's stale.
synonyms:
wilted
antonyms:
fresh
similar words:
flat, musty, old, sour, stuffy, tasteless
definition 2: boring because it is no longer new; used too often.
The stories he tells these days are all stale.
antonyms:
fresh, hot, original
similar words:
commonplace, dull, flat, old, stock
derivations: stalely (adv.), staleness (n.)
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