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stale

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The thing that counts most in the pursuit of happiness is choosing the right companion.
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Adjective

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Positive
stale

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Having lost its freshness from age. Stale food, for instance, is food which is still edible but has lost its deliciousness.
    The steak is as stale as the beer.
    If you don't enter a room for some days, the air will become stale.
  2. No longer new; no longer interesting; established; old; as, stale news, a stale joke, etc.

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Noun

Singular
stale

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A woman who is “no longer fresh” or who has lost her virginity.
    • Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act IV, Scene i, lines 59-60:
      I stand dishonor'd, that have gone about
      To link my dear friend to a common stale

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