Definition of antiquated in English:
Old-fashioned or outdated: this antiquated central heating system
More example sentences
- Hard cases make bad law, but antiquated conventions make bad legal practice.
- How can they still have this antiquated system where Sutton residents have no control over how much gas they use, or how much they can pay?
- If ever there was an opportunity to address the antiquated system of BBC funding and governance, this is it.
outdated, out of date, outmoded, behind the times, old-fashioned, archaic, anachronistic, superannuated, outworn, ancient, antediluvian, primitive, medieval, quaint, old-fangled, obsolescent, obsolete, prehistoric;
British informalpast its/one's sell-by date
Late 16th century (in the sense 'old, of long standing'): from ecclesiastical Latin antiquare 'make old', from antiquus (see antique).
Words that rhyme with antiquateduncultivated
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