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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period;
- Example: "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"
- Example: "antediluvian ideas"
- Example: "archaic laws"
[syn: antediluvian, antiquated, archaic]

2. little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type;
- Example: "archaic forms of life"
- Example: "primitive mammals"
- Example: "the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe"
[syn: archaic, primitive]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Archaic \Ar*cha"ic\, a. [Gr. 'archai:ko`s old-fashioned, fr. 'archai^os ancient.] Of or characterized by antiquity or archaism; antiquated; obsolescent. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

archaic adj 1: so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws" [syn: antediluvian, antiquated, archaic] 2: little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type; "archaic forms of life"; "primitive mammals"; "the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe" [syn: archaic, primitive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

48 Moby Thesaurus words for "archaic": Gothic, Victorian, abandoned, abjured, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, behind the times, bygone, classical, dated, deserted, discontinued, disused, done with, fossil, fossilized, grown old, medieval, mid-Victorian, not worth saving, obsolescent, obsolete, of other times, old, old-fashioned, old-timey, old-world, on the shelf, out, out of use, out-of-date, outdated, outmoded, outworn, passe, past use, pensioned off, petrified, relinquished, renounced, resigned, retired, superannuate, superannuated, superseded, undeveloped, worn-out