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No longer used or useful; obsolete, old-fashioned, out-of-date, etc.
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  1. No longer used or useful; obsolete, old-fashioned, out-of-date, etc.
  2. Too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; outmoded.
  3. Aged
Old-fashioned; outdated:
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  1. Old-fashioned; outdated:
  2. Belonging to, made in, or typical of an earlier period:
  3. Having the appearance of an antique.
Having reached the age of:
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  1. Having reached the age of:
  2. Brought to a desired ripeness or maturity:
  3. Characteristic of old age
Relating to or consisting of studies in the humanities and general sciences:
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  1. Relating to or consisting of studies in the humanities and general sciences:
  2. Of or relating to the ancient Greeks and Romans, especially their art, architecture, and literature.
  3. (Music) Of or relating to European music during the latter half of the 18th and the early 19th centuries.
Very great in extent; enormous:
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  1. Very great in extent; enormous:
  2. Of, relating to, or contained in the Bible.
  3. Being in keeping with the nature of the Bible, especially:
Maturing or developing relatively soon:
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  1. Maturing or developing relatively soon:
  2. Of or belonging to an initial stage of development:
Very old; having existed for a long time; ancient or well-established
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  1. Very old; having existed for a long time; ancient or well-established
  2. Very old or ancient.
Of the time before the biblical Flood
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  1. Of the time before the biblical Flood
  2. (Bible) Occurring or belonging to the era before the Flood.
  3. Very old, old-fashioned, or primitive
No longer used or useful; obsolete, old-fashioned, out-of-date, etc.
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  1. No longer used or useful; obsolete, old-fashioned, out-of-date, etc.
  2. Aged
  3. Very old; aged:
Of, or in the style of, a former period
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  1. Of, or in the style of, a former period
  2. Belonging to, made in, or typical of an earlier period:
  3. Of ancient times; ancient; old
Relating to, being, or characteristic of words and language that were once in regular use but are now relatively rare and suggestive of an earlier style or period.
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  1. Relating to, being, or characteristic of words and language that were once in regular use but are now relatively rare and suggestive of an earlier style or period.
  2. Relating to or being an early form of Homo sapiens or a closely related species, such as Neanderthal, that is anatomically distinct from modern humans.
  3. Belonging to an earlier period; ancient
Covered with grayish hair or pubescence:
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  1. Covered with grayish hair or pubescence:
  2. Gray or white with or as if with age.
  3. So old as to inspire veneration; ancient.
Made long ago; in existence for many years:
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  1. Made long ago; in existence for many years:
  2. Belonging to or being of an earlier time:
  3. Having or exhibiting the physical characteristics of age:
From or relating to a previous era.
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  1. From or relating to a previous era.
  2. Of, relating to, or belonging to time long past; old or ancient:
  3. Old; ancient.
Of long standing or experience
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  1. Of long standing or experience
  2. From or reminiscent of an earlier time or era; old-fashioned.
  3. Of, like, or characteristic of past times
  1. Trite or banal; overused or hackneyed
  2. Worn or deteriorated by long use or existence
  3. Used too often; trite:
(--- Roman Catholic Church) Used as a title for a person who has reached the first stage of canonization.
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  1. (--- Roman Catholic Church) Used as a title for a person who has reached the first stage of canonization.
  2. (--- R.C.Ch.) A title of veneration for a dead person who may later be beatified
  3. Commanding respect by virtue of age, dignity, character, or position.
Of the time before the biblical Flood
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  1. Of the time before the biblical Flood
  2. Very old, old-fashioned, or primitive
  3. (Bible) Occurring or belonging to the era before the Flood.
Maturing or developing relatively soon:
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  1. Maturing or developing relatively soon:
  2. Of or belonging to an initial stage of development:
Of or relating to an early or original stage or state; primeval:
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  1. Of or relating to an early or original stage or state; primeval:
  2. Having evolved very little from an early type. Lampreys and sturgeon are primitive fishes.
  3. Relating to an early or original stage.
Advanced in development or complexity:
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  1. Advanced in development or complexity:
  2. Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively large number of sound-wave cycles per second:
  3. (--- Informal) Excited or euphoric:
Reaching beyond the limits of memory, tradition, or recorded history.
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  1. Reaching beyond the limits of memory, tradition, or recorded history.
  2. Extending back beyond memory or record; ancient
  3. That is beyond memory; ancient.
An older, influential member of a family, tribe, or community.
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  1. An older, influential member of a family, tribe, or community.
  2. An older person with some authority or dignity in a tribe or community
  3. Any of various unrelated plants, as the box elder or the marsh elder
(Informal) An elderly person, specif. one who is 65 or older and retired
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  1. (Informal) An elderly person, specif. one who is 65 or older and retired
  2. A senior citizen.
A person who is older than another:
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  1. A person who is older than another:
  2. A student in the fourth year of high school or college.
  3. A senior citizen.
A person of relatively advanced age, especially one who has retired.
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  1. A person of relatively advanced age, especially one who has retired.
  2. An old person; generally, a senior citizen is considered to be over sixty years of age.
An elderly person.
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  1. An elderly person.
  2. Someone who is old-aged
  3. (Informal) A person who is no longer young or middle aged; old or elderly person
A person with considerable tenure or experience in a given place or activity; a veteran.
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  1. A person with considerable tenure or experience in a given place or activity; a veteran.
  2. An old or elderly person; oldster
  3. One who has been around for a long time or has a great deal of experience; a veteran.
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