Synonyms for archaic

Synonyms for (adj) archaic

Synonyms: primitive, archaic

Definition: little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type

Usage: archaic forms of life; primitive mammals; the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe

Similar words: early

Definition: being or occurring at an early stage of development

Usage: in an early stage; early forms of life; early man; an early computer

Synonyms: antediluvian, antiquated, archaic

Definition: so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

Usage: a ramshackle antediluvian tenement; antediluvian ideas; archaic laws

Similar words: old

Definition: of long duration; not new

Usage: old tradition; old house; old wine; old country; old friendships; old money

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