antiquated

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  • IPA(key): /ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪd/

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antiquated (comparative more antiquated, superlative most antiquated)

  1. old-fashioned, out of date
    • 1918, Arthur Balfour, Response to Woodrow Wilsons Speech:
      Coming to the third proposition, von Hertling says, with justice, that the doctrine of the balance of power is a more or less antiquated doctrine.

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Said of abstract concepts (such as doctrines, notions, ideas, principles, opinions, philosophies, methods, and words), but also of physical objects such as doors and maps.

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