ancient

/ˈeɪnʃənt/

  • very old
    1. The people in the village still observe the ancient customs/traditions of their ancestors.
    2. a grove of ancient oak trees
    3. We got a ride in an ancient truck.
    4. an ancient barn
    5. I never thought I'd feel ancient at age 31.
    6. She finally decided to replace her ancient computer with something more modern and up to date.
  • of, coming from, or belonging to a time that was long ago in the past
    1. The practice was more common in ancient times than it is now.
    2. life in ancient Egypt/Rome/Greece/China
    3. the gods of the ancient Romans
    4. ancient artifacts
    5. She studied both ancient and modern history.
    6. Our relationship is ancient history.
    7. Forget about the problems we've had in the past. They're ancient history.

Những từ liên quan với ANCIENT

remote, antiquated, archaic, aged, hoary, fossil, elderly, relic, antediluvian, obsolete, bygone