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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Study or love of artifacts surviving from the past.

Usage examples (34)
  • As much as I'd like us to dispose ourselves like Sarum-rite groomsmen or grave Spanish courtiers of the seventeenth century, I realize such antiquarianism is not a going...
  • The title of "Pilgrims 'road" I take to be a piece of modern antiquarianism.
  • A commitment to tradition is not a commitment to an academic antiquarianism.
  • Looking back 2,000 years for a political model is a genuine example of antiquarianism. for more
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