Definition of Oldness

1. Noun. The opposite of youngness.

Generic synonyms: Age
Specialized synonyms: Agedness, Senescence, Senility, Longevity, Seniority, Staleness
Derivative terms: Old
Antonyms: Youngness



2. Noun. The quality of being old; the opposite of newness.
Generic synonyms: Age
Specialized synonyms: Obsoleteness, Superannuation, Ancientness, Antiquity, Old-fashionedness, Time Of Origin, Vintage, Hoariness
Antonyms: Newness
Derivative terms: Old

Definition of Oldness

1. n. The state or quality of being old; old age.

Definition of Oldness

1. Noun. The state of being old; age. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oldness

1. the state of being old [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oldness

oldening
oldens
older
older adult
older than the hills
oldest
oldfangled
oldhamite
oldhamites
oldie
oldies
oldish
oldly
oldman
oldmen
oldness (current term)
oldnesses
olds
oldsightedness
oldskool
oldsquaw
oldsquaws
oldster
oldsters
oldstyle
oldstyles
oldtimer
oldtimers
oldwench
oldwife

Literary usage of Oldness

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1. Notes on the Parables of the New Testament: Scripturally Illustrated and by Hosea Ballou (1822)
"But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter ..."

2. Old Corn: Or, Sermons and Addresses on the Spiritual Life by David B. Updegraff (1892)
"SERVING IN "NEWNESS" OK "oldness" — WHICH? X / "But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve in newness ..."

3. The Divine Order: And Other Sermons and Addresses by the Late Thomas Jones by Thomas Jones (1884)
"... OF LOVE—ITS oldness AND ITS NEWNESS. " Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment, which ye had from the beginning. ..."

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