fusty vs unprogressive what difference

what is difference between fusty and unprogressive

English

Alternative forms

  • foosty (Scots)

Etymology

From Old French fust (wood) (modern French fût), from Latin fustis (a cudgel).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʌsti/
  • Rhymes: -ʌsti

Adjective

fusty (comparative fustier, superlative fustiest)

  1. Moldy or musty.
  2. Stale-smelling or stuffy.
  3. (figuratively, by extension) Old-fashioned, refusing to change or update.
  4. (of wine) Tasting of the cask.

Quotations

  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:fusty.

Derived terms

  • fustily
  • fustiness

Translations

Anagrams

  • yufts


English

Etymology

un- +‎ progressive

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛsɪv

Adjective

unprogressive (comparative more unprogressive, superlative most unprogressive)

  1. Not progressive; not contributing to progress.

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