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archaic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisharchaicar‧cha‧ic /ɑːˈkeɪ-ɪk $ ɑːr-/ adjective  1 OLD/NOT NEWold and no longer used syn outdated opp modern archaic words2 OLD-FASHIONEDold-fashioned and needing to be replaced Many smaller radio stations broadcast on archaic equipment.3 PASTfrom or relating to ancient times syn ancient archaic civilizations
Examples from the Corpus
archaicThe laws that decide who owns items discovered on an archeological exploration are ridiculously archaic.Representation schemes once fair and equitable become archaic and outdated.Outdated voting mechanisms, a decentralised, idiosyncratic procedure, and the archaic electoral college have received comment.We must recover that dark age if we wish to understand our archaic fears and to rationalize them.The English used in Chaucer's plays is an archaic form of the language.A fierce solidarity was forged of a kind that has become archaic in the west.It demands complicated puns, archaic semantic associations, and other comic turns of phrase.Euthydikos's kore is classical in spirit but stands formally within the archaic series.an archaic sound systemThe text was full of archaic spellings.This masterpiece gives us the classical moment of the archaic style.On the other, is the rural enclave with archaic traditional technological knowledge which is fast decaying.
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