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Origin of archaic
usage note for archaic
OTHER WORDS FROM archaicar·cha·i·cal·ly, adverbpseu·do·ar·cha·ic, adjectivepseu·do·ar·cha·i·cal·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for archaic
Courts across the country have overwhelmingly determined these archaic and harmful laws are unconstitutional and today we are closer than ever to eradicating them once and for all.Federal judge rules Ohio birth certificate policy is unconstitutional|Parker Purifoy|December 16, 2020|Washington Blade
That’s because of an archaic law preventing Lebanese women who marry non-Lebanese men from passing their citizenship to their spouses or children.
It mostly has to do with the fact that archaic rules often prevent the awarding of the prize to several researchers and institutions that deserve it.
So each year, multiple scientists responsible for an invention or discovery miss out only because of an archaic rule that allows no more than three winners.
Some of the police officers we spoke to said they shouldn’t be left with archaic tools to fight crime in the 21st century.There is a crisis of face recognition and policing in the US|Tate Ryan-Mosley|August 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Nor had he the least idea of the impression those few archaically accented words would have on one who heard them.Star Born|Andre Norton
Against the archaically homely background the beauty of the young girl appeared in most striking contrast.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day