noun, plural an·tiq·ui·ties.
Origin of antiquity
OTHER WORDS FROM antiquitypre·an·tiq·ui·ty, noun, plural pre·an·tiq·ui·ties.sub·an·tiq·ui·ty, noun, plural sub·an·tiq·ui·ties.
Words nearby antiquity
Example sentences from the Web for antiquity
“The origin of Brokpas is lost in antiquity,” a research article from the University of Delhi notes.
I just think the cold is blissful”—a pause for an inside-joke smile—“in my antiquity.
Still, the tradition of a hero with a younger, or everyman, acolyte stretches back to antiquity.Holy Homophobia, Batman! A Queer Reading of the Dark Knight|Rich Goldstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a center of Christian antiquity, Mosul is considered by many Middle Eastern Christians to be one of their holiest cities.ISIS Robs Christians Fleeing Its Edict in Mosul: Convert, Leave, or Die|Andrew Slater|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The danger of the 300 series is that it denies the same dimensionality to Greek antiquity.‘300’ Is a Misleading, Muscle-Bound Travesty of Ancient History|James Romm|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dr. Buchner assigns to them an antiquity of from seven thousand to ten thousand years.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
Our Edwards and Henries illustrate the almost unrivalled splendour and antiquity of the house of Brunswick.Constitutional History of England, volume 3 of 3|Henry Hallam
The princess's attitude was that of a priestess of antiquity.Christmas Stories from French and Spanish writers|Antoinette Ogden
Epaminondas is, perhaps, the brightest name of all antiquity.Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2|John Frederick Schroeder
Where must we look for the origin of this delight in antiquity, and the preference shown for it?We Philologists, Volume 8 (of 18)|Friedrich Nietzsche