ADJ-GRADED (disapproval)If you describe something as antiquated, you are criticizing it because it is very old or old-fashioned.
Many factories are so antiquated they are not worth saving...
Do we really want a return to an antiquated system of privilege and elitism?Syn:out-moded
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Antiquated — An ti*qua ted, a. Grown old. Hence: Bygone; obsolete; out of use; old fashioned; as, an antiquated law. Antiquated words. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Old Janet, for so he understood his antiquated attendant was denominated. Sir W. Scott. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
antiquated — I adjective aged, anachronistic, ancient, antediluvian, antique, archaic, disused, fossilized, moribund, obsolescent, obsolete, old, olden, old fashioned, ossified, outdated, outmoded, out of date, outworn, passe, prehistoric, primitive, quaint,… … Law dictionary
antiquated — (adj.) 1620s, pp. adjective from antiquate (1530s) to make old or obsolete, from L. antiquatus, pp. of antiquare (see ANTIQUE (Cf. antique)). An older adjective in the same sense was antiquate (early 15c.), from Latin … Etymology dictionary
antiquated — archaic, obsolete, antediluvian, antique, *old, ancient, venerable Analogous words: superannuated, *aged Antonyms: modernistic: modish Contrasted words: modern, new fash ioned, novel, newfangled, *new: *stylish, fashionable, smart … New Dictionary of Synonyms
antiquated — [adj] obsolete aged, ancient, antediluvian, antique, archaic, dated, elderly, fusty*, hoary, moldy, obsolescent, old, oldfangled, old fashioned, old hat*, outmoded, out of date, outworn, superannuated; concepts 530,578,797 Ant. forward looking,… … New thesaurus
antiquated — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ old fashioned or outdated … English terms dictionary
antiquated — [an′ti kwāt΄id] adj. 1. no longer used or useful; obsolete, old fashioned, out of date, etc. 2. aged SYN. OLD … English World dictionary
antiquated — adjective Date: 1601 1. obsolete < an antiquated calendar > 2. outmoded or discredited by reason of age ; being out of style or fashion < antiquated methods of farming > 3. advanced in age Synonyms: see … New Collegiate Dictionary
antiquated — antiquatedness, n. /an ti kway tid/, adj. 1. continued from, resembling, or adhering to the past; old fashioned: antiquated attitudes. 2. no longer used; obsolete or obsolescent: The spinning wheel is an antiquated machine. 3. aged; old: [1615… … Universalium
antiquated — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. antique; outdated, behind the times, outmoded; obsolete. See oldness, age. Ant., new, recent. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. old fashioned, outmoded, out of date, obsolescent; see old 2 , 3 , old… … English dictionary for students