continued from, resembling, or adhering to the past;old-fashioned: antiquated attitudes.
no longer used; obsolete or obsolescent: The spinning wheel is an antiquated machine.
aged; old: antiquated aunts and uncles.
- an·ti·qua·ted·ness, noun
- un·an·ti·quat·ed, adjective
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How to use antiquated in a sentence
During the 1970s, the then brand new F-15A Eagle carried the same antiquated armament as the Vietnam-era F-4 Phantom II.Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets | Dave Majumdar | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
How an antiquated understanding of race relations results in minority staffers getting the short shrift.
We cannot keep judging mothers by a primitive, antiquated, simplistic standard.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide | Jean Kim | August 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the hoopla over it reflects some strange and antiquated thinking.'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is Not a Watershed Moment for Women | Kevin Fallon | August 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I hesitate to respond to the re-hashing of your antiquated guilt trip on women to get married.Dear Princeton Mom, Stop Telling Me To Husband-Hunt | Emily Shire | February 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When at table to press your guests to take more than they have inclination for, is antiquated and rude.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
Mrs Pike was, fortunately for him, a conscientious person; but her notions were somewhat antiquated.Digby Heathcote | W.H.G. Kingston
In the centre of the town stood the old church, antiquated in its appearance, but venerable and holy in its associations.Charles Duran | The Author of The Waldos
They speak, or think, of it as of some matter of antiquated prejudice—of stale, conventional observance.
Some dressed themselves in old-fashioned and antiquated clothes which they found in the chambers.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
British Dictionary definitions for antiquated
- antiquatedness, noun
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