Definition and Meanings for antiquity
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Part of Speech of antiquity
Etymology of antiquity
Meaning of antiquity
- the quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity.
- old age.
- ancient times; former ages; times long since past; as, cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity.
- the ancients; the people of ancient times.
- an old gentleman.
- a relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution. [in this sense, usually in the plural.]