ancient

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈeɪnʃənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈeɪnʃənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ānshənt)



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Sense: Adjective: very old
Synonyms:
old , antique, age-old, antiquated, aged, old-fashioned , past , olden, bygone, archaic, passé, obsolete, outmoded, hoary, timeworn, long-lasting, long-lived, long-standing, time-honored, time-honoured (UK), timeless , of the past
Sense: Adjective: belonging to ancient history
Synonyms:
prehistoric, early , old , primordial, primal, classical, medieval, Stone Age, Iron Age, Bronze age, Biblical, first
Sense: Adjective: elderly
Synonyms:
old , elderly , senior , aging , aged, gray-haired, grey-haired (UK), white-haired, white with age, as old as Methuselah (informal), wrinkly (slang), wrinkled, a fossil (slang), geriatric

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