ancient


ancient
ancient *old, venerable, antediluvian, antique, antiquated, archaic, obsolete
Analogous words: primeval, pristine, primal, primordial (see PRIMARY)
Antonyms: modern
Contrasted words: *new, new-fashioned, new-fangled, fresh, novel, modernistic: current, *prevailing

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  • Ancient — An cient, a. [OE. auncien, F. ancien, LL. antianus, fr. L. ante before. See {Ante }, pref.] 1. Old; that happened or existed in former times, usually at a great distance of time; belonging to times long past; specifically applied to the times… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ancient — Жанр Мелодичный блэк метал Годы с 1992 Страна …   Википедия

  • Ancient — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Banda de Black metal melódico formado en Noruega en 1992. Ha lanzado seis álbumes integrales y firma, actualmente, con Metal Blade Records. Ancient emplea el sonido del Raw black metal, similar a los trabajos de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ancient — Pays d’origine  Norvege !Norvège Genre musical Black metal Années d activité 1992 Aujourd hui …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ancient — an·cient adj: existing from a long past date; specif: having had an uninterrupted existence of 20 to 30 or more years ◇ Things and esp. documents that are ancient benefit from a presumption that they are valid even though proof of their validity… …   Law dictionary

  • Ancient — An cient, n. [Corrupted from ensign.] 1. An ensign or flag. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] More dishonorable ragged than an old faced ancient. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The bearer of a flag; an ensign. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This is Othello s ancient, as I… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ancient — An cient, n. 1. pl. Those who lived in former ages, as opposed to the {moderns}. [1913 Webster] 2. An aged man; a patriarch. Hence: A governor; a ruler; a person of influence. [1913 Webster] The Lord will enter into judgment with the ancients of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ancient — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Black Metal Gründung 1992 Website http://www.ancientband.net/ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ancient — 01. They found the ruins of an [ancient] civilization while digging for oil. 02. He did his doctoral thesis on the marriage customs of slaves living in [ancient] Rome. 03. My grandmother is [ancient], almost 100 years old. 04. The origins of the… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • ancient — an|cient1 W2 [ˈeınʃənt] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: ancien, from Vulgar Latin anteanus, from Latin ante before ] 1.) belonging to a time long ago in history, especially thousands of years ago ≠ ↑modern ▪ the ancient civilizations… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ancient — ancient1 ancientness, n. /ayn sheuhnt/, adj. 1. of or in time long past, esp. before the end of the Western Roman Empire A.D. 476: ancient history. 2. dating from a remote period; of great age: ancient rocks; ancient trees. 3. very old; aged: an… …   Universalium


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