antiquated

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd/

AdjectiveEdit

antiquated (comparative more antiquated, superlative most antiquated)

  1. old-fashioned, out of date
    • 1918, Arthur Balfour, Response to Woodrow Wilsons Speech:
      Coming to the third proposition, von Hertling says, with justice, that the doctrine of the balance of power is a more or less antiquated doctrine.

Usage notesEdit

Said of abstract concepts (such as doctrines, notions, ideas, principles, opinions, philosophies, methods, and words), but also of physical objects such as doors and maps.

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Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 09:14