Synonyms for archaic
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Antonyms for archaic
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARCHAIC
The original telegraph of Morse, exhibited in 1837, has become an archaic form.
Archaic, primitive, so ancient as to be rude, or at least extremely simple.
He is a diplomatist, an ecclesiastic, an embodiment of all that is severe and archaic in authority.
Archaic and variable spelling and hyphenation are preserved.
Archaic and variable spelling is preserved, including pic-nic.
In some of their most archaic works, the Greeks fall into the imitation of this way.
There is a lot of archaic language in this text, which remains as printed.
There is nothing at all of an archaic character, however, in this example of shell-carving.
At that time my hair was archaic 54enough in length to grease the collar of my coat.
These inconsistencies, along with archaic spelling, have been retained throughout.
1810, from or by influence of French archaique (1776), ultimately from Greek arkhaikos "old-fashioned," from arkhaios "ancient," from arkhe "beginning" (see archon). Archaical is attested from 1799.