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Word: antiquated

Definition: obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated


Sentences Containing 'antiquated'

``Ah,''replied he, sighing,``that is not very surprising; I have been more than a year absent from Paris, and my clothes are of a most antiquated cut; the count takes me for a provincial.
If you go into those houses, too, you will frequently find many excellent, though antiquated pieces of furniture, which are still very fit for use, and which could as little have been made for them.
A private teacher could never find his account in teaching either an exploded and antiquated system of a science acknowledged to be useful, or a science universally believed to be a mere useless and pedantic heap of sophistry and nonsense.
For this reason, I think, any temptation to use antiquated or obsolete language should be resisted.

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