Synonyms for antiqueness

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The quaintness and antiqueness of the homely kitchen chimed in with his present feeling; he wanted no display or grandeur.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "aged, venerable," from Middle French antique "old" (14c.), from Latin antiquus (later anticus) "ancient, former, of olden times; old, long in existence, aged; venerable; old-fashioned," from PIE *anti in sense of "before" (see ante) + *okw- "appearance" (see eye (n.)). Originally pronounced in English like its parallel antic, but French pronunciation and spelling were adopted from c.1700.

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