Definition of Ancientness

1. Noun. Extreme oldness.

Exact synonyms: Antiquity
Generic synonyms: Oldness
Derivative terms: Ancient, Ancient, Antique



Definition of Ancientness

1. n. The quality of being ancient; antiquity; existence from old times.

Definition of Ancientness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being ancient. ¹

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Definition of Ancientness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ancientness

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anciens régimes
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ancient Greeks
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ancient pyramid
ancient pyramids
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ancientness (current term)
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Literary usage of Ancientness

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1. Works by Jean Calvin, Calvin translation society (1847)
"strongholds of cities, nor in ancientness; for when men excel in power, ... The same thing must also be said of ancientness: for they who boast of their ..."

2. The Baronage and the Senate: Or, The House of Lords in the Past, the Present by William Charteris Macpherson (1893)
"... and such ancientness of date is extremely rare in England, where the aristocracy as a rule is as modern as the railway stations which they attach to ..."

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