Old and new

archaic
(adj)
ar-KAY-ic
Meaning

antiquated; related to ancient times; old fashioned; obsolete

1st Sample Sentence

Shakespeare is wonderful reading, but in the beginning you may have difficulty with his antiquated English.

Root

arkhe (beginning) (Greek)

Synonyms

antediluvian, archaic, primordial

Mnemonics

Archealogy - study of old things. Archaic - The old things on which we study.

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