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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 ?
Its surface is dotted all over with little conical prominences, looking not unlike the knobs, on an antiquated church door.
It was by this well that Jesus sat and talked with a woman of that strange, antiquated Samaritan community I have been speaking of, and told her of the mysterious water of life.
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.
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.
The flickering candle lighted the way before him, and a moment later he was thankful for the possession of this crude and antiquated luminant, which, a few hours before he might have looked upon with contempt, for it showed him, just in time, a yawning pit, apparently terminating the tunnel he was traversing.
The talk soon centred down to business, though Guggenhammer had first to say his say about the forthcoming international yacht race and about his own palatial steam yacht, the Electra, whose recent engines were already antiquated.
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.
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.
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.
drawing still nearer to Mazarin, under the pretext of gaining a better point of view, "look at that simple white dress by the side of those antiquated specimens of finery, and those pretentious coiffures.
You talk verbosely in antiquated terminology of your love of liberty, and all the while you wear the scarlet livery of the Iron Heel.