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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The use of an antiquated expression. Or, old word or phrase that is no longer used.

Usage examples (25)
  • We have implied in former sections, and shall here take it for granted, that occasional archaism is always a fault, conscious or unconscious
  • As for the archaism, that is well enough for those who like it.
  • Müller's exaggerated emphasis on the archaism of the
  • However this may be, it is simply an archaism, not a vulgarism. for more
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