Definitions of antiquity

  1. extreme oldness Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an artifact surviving from the past Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Old age. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Ancient times; former ages; times long since past; as, Cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The ancients; the people of ancient times. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. An old gentleman. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution. [In this sense, usually in the plural.] Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Great age: early ages; the people or races of ancient times; that which belonged to, or survives from, ancient times; a relic. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Ancient times: great age: a relic of the past. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Ancient times and matters; great age; a remnant or relic of old times. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. The state or quality of being ancient; ancient times; an ancient object. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Great age; ancient times; the people of ancient times; a relic of old times. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for antiquity

  1. This particular hymn is of great antiquity – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale
  2. No, glorious as All Saints is, it has not the antiquity of St Nicholas; it is altogether English and never knew the Norman. – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton