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antiquated

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The really happy man never laughs—seldom—though he may smile. He does not need to laugh, for laughter, like weeping is a relief of mental tension—and the happy are not over strung.
Prof. F. A. P. Aveling
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English

Adjective

antiquated (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
antiquated

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  1. old-fashioned, out of date
    • 1918, Arthur Balfour, Response to Woodrow Wilsons Speech,  
      Coming to the third proposition, von Hertling says, with justice, that the doctrine of the balance of power is a more or less antiquated doctrine.

Usage notes

Said of doctrines, notions, ideas, principles, opinions, philosophies, methods, words, but also of physical objects such as doors and maps.

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