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1. antiquity

noun. ['ænˈtɪkwəti'] the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe.

Synonyms

  • historic period
  • history

Antonyms

  • old
  • youngness
  • majority

Etymology

  • antiquytee (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • antiquité (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Antiquity

  • ability
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  • acceptability
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  • affordability
  • agility
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  • amenity
  • amiability
  • analyticity
  • animosity

How do you pronounce antiquity?

Pronounce antiquity as ænˈtɪkwəti.

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Example sentences of the word antiquity


1. Noun, singular or mass
World History class covers a general history of the world from antiquity on.

Quotes containing the word antiquity


1. Astrology is assured of recognition from psychology, without further restrictions, because astrology represents the summation of all the psychological knowledge of antiquity.
- C.G. Jung

2. Nobody understands the nature of the Church, or the ringing note of the creed descending from antiquity, who does not realize that the whole world once very nearly died of broadmindedness and the brotherhood of all religions.
- G.K. Chesterton, The Everlasting Man

2. antiquity

noun. ['ænˈtɪkwəti'] an artifact surviving from the past.

Synonyms

  • artefact
  • stela
  • Roman building
  • artifact
  • stele
  • relic

Antonyms

  • fashionable
  • new
  • custom-made
  • young

Etymology

  • antiquytee (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • antiquité (French)

3. antiquity

noun. ['ænˈtɪkwəti'] extreme oldness.

Synonyms

  • oldness

Antonyms

  • immature
  • oldness

Etymology

  • antiquytee (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • antiquité (French)
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