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See definition of old world on Dictionary.com
  • as inquaint
  • as inretro
  • as innative land
  • as inold country

synonyms for old world

  • antiquated
  • archaic
  • charming
  • curious
  • cute
  • fanciful
  • picturesque
  • whimsical
  • Gothic
  • Victorian
  • affected
  • ancient
  • antique
  • artful
  • baroque
  • captivating
  • colonial
  • enchanting
  • ingenious
  • old-world
  • pleasing
  • period
  • dated
  • evocative
  • in period style
  • nostalgic
  • old-fashioned
  • old-world
  • out-of-date
  • passé

antonyms for old world

MOST RELEVANT
  • modern
  • new
  • ordinary
  • ugly
  • common
  • conventional
  • current
  • newfangled
  • regular
  • up-to-date
  • usual
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      How to use old world in a sentence

      Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      All over the world the just claims of organized labor are intermingled with the underground conspiracy of social revolution.
      THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
      There seems something in that also which I could spare only very reluctantly from a new Bible in the world.
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      The "new world" was really found in the wonder-years of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
      THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
      But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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      WORDS RELATED TO OLD WORLD

      • God's country
      • birthplace
      • country of origin
      • fatherland
      • home
      • homeland
      • mother country
      • motherland
      • native soil
      • old country
      • old world
      • terra firma
      • the old country
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