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an·ti·quat·ed

 (ăn′tĭ-kwā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; outmoded. See Synonyms at old.
2. Very old; aged: "They were always chippering and chatting to each other, like a pair of antiquated house-sparrows" (Harriet Beecher Stowe).

an′ti·quat′ed·ness n.

antiquated

(ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd)
adj
1. outmoded; obsolete
2. aged; ancient
ˈantiˌquatedness n

an•ti•quat•ed

(ˈæn tɪˌkweɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. surviving from, resembling, or adhering to the past; old-fashioned: antiquated ideas.
2. no longer used; obsolete or obsolescent.
3. aged; old.
[1615–25]
an′ti•quat`ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.antiquated - so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier periodantiquated - so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws"
old - of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"

antiquated

antiquated

adjective
1. Of a style or method formerly in vogue:
2. Belonging to, existing, or occurring in times long past:
Translations
قَديم، عَتيق
starýzastaralý
forældetgammeldags
vanhanaikainen
antikni
ósdi
gamaldags; úr sér genginn

antiquated

[ˈæntɪkweɪtɪd] ADJ (pej) → anticuado

antiquated

[ˈæntɪkweɪtɪd] adj [system] → désuet/ète; [equipment] → vétuste

antiquated

adjantiquiert; machines, ideas alsoüberholt; institutions alsoveraltet

antiquated

[ˈæntɪkweɪtɪd] adj (pej) → antiquato/a, sorpassato/a

antique

(ӕnˈtiːk) adjective
1. old and usually valuable. an antique chair.
2. old or old-fashioned. That car is positively antique.
3. (of a shop etc) dealing in antiques. an antique business.
noun
something made long ago (usually more than a hundred years ago) which is valuable or interesting. He collects antiques.
antiquated (ˈӕntikweitid) adjective
old or out of fashion. an antiquated car.
antiquity (ӕnˈtikwəti) noun
1. ancient times, especially those of the ancient Greeks and Romans. the gods and heroes of antiquity.
2. great age. a statue of great antiquity.
3. (plural anˈtiquities) something remaining from ancient times (eg a statue, a vase). Roman antiquities.
References in classic literature ?
On the other, the dusky old House of the Seven Gables, with the antiquated shop-window under its projecting story, and Hepzibah herself, in a gown of rusty black silk, behind the counter, scowling at the world as it went by
The wide circumference of an elaborate ruff, beneath his grey beard, in the antiquated fashion of King James's reign, caused his head to look not a little like that of John the Baptist in a charger.
Buxom lasses, almost as antiquated as their mothers, excepting where a straw hat, a fine ribbon, or perhaps a white frock, gave symptoms of city innovation.
I wonder that about this time, or say between four and five o'clock in the afternoon, too late for the morning papers and too early for the evening ones, there is not a general explosion heard up and down the street, scattering a legion of antiquated and house-bred notions and whims to the four winds for an airing-and so the evil cure itself.
In one of these streets, which was eight feet wide, gracefully curved, and built up with small antiquated houses, I saw three fat hogs lying asleep, and a boy (also asleep) taking care of them.
The furniture once appropriated to the lower apartments had from time to time been removed here, as fashions changed: and the imperfect light entering by their narrow casement showed bedsteads of a hundred years old; chests in oak or walnut, looking, with their strange carvings of palm branches and cherubs' heads, like types of the Hebrew ark; rows of venerable chairs, high-backed and narrow; stools still more antiquated, on whose cushioned tops were yet apparent traces of half-effaced embroideries, wrought by fingers that for two generations had been coffin-dust.
He who first opens Chaucer, or any other ancient poet, is so much struck with the obsolete spelling, multiplied consonants, and antiquated appearance of the language, that he is apt to lay the work down in despair, as encrusted too deep with the rust of antiquity, to permit his judging of its merits or tasting its beauties.
He soon appeared before the city with a corps of ten thousand troops, and finding it a fit occasion, as he had secretly intended from the beginning, to revive an antiquated claim, on the pretext that his ancestors had suffered the place to be dismembered from his territory,[1] he took possession of it in his own name, disarmed, and punished the inhabitants, and reannexed the city to his domains.
All fixed, fast-frozen relations, with their train of ancient and venerable prejudices and opinions,are swept away, all new-formed ones become antiquated before they can ossify.
Nothing in the two small chambers forming the apartments remained as it had been in the time of the elder Dantes; the very paper was different, while the articles of antiquated furniture with which the rooms had been filled in Edmond's time had all disappeared; the four walls alone remained as he had left them.
The only patient that effectually baffled his skill, or rather discouraged any attempt at relief, was an antiquated squaw with a churchyard cough, and one leg in the grave; it being shrunk and rendered useless by a rheumatic affection.
Its surface is dotted all over with little conical prominences, looking not unlike the knobs, on an antiquated church door.