centuried

[sen-chuh-reed]
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adjective

existing for an indefinite number of centuries.
very old; ancient.

Nearby words

  1. cents-off,
  2. centum,
  3. centuple,
  4. centuplicate,
  5. centurial,
  6. centurion,
  7. century,
  8. century plant,
  9. centésimo,
  10. ceo

Origin of centuried

First recorded in 1810–20; century + -ed3

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for centuried

  • Its front gate, I noted, was a centuried relic from a distant shrine.

    Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
  • Even the rings upon those comely hands that clasp their prayer-books in the centuried trance of their devotions remain intact.

  • The human mind, bared to a centuried slime, is teeming with repulsive life of countless world-delusions.

    Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda