Oldness Old"ness, n. The state or quality of being old; old age. [1913 Webster]

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  • oldness — index longevity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • oldness — (n.) O.E. ealdnysse; see OLD (Cf. old) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Oldness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Oldness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 oldness oldness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 age age antiquity Sgm: N 1 cobwebs of antiquity cobwebs of antiquity GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 maturity maturity Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • oldness — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Relating to time past Nouns 1. oldness, age, antiquity; maturity; decline, decay. 2. archaism, obsolescence; relic [of the past], missing link; antiquities, fossils; antiquarianism; antiquary (see past).… …   English dictionary for students

  • oldness — old ► ADJECTIVE (older, oldest) 1) having lived for a long time; no longer young. 2) made or built long ago. 3) possessed or used for a long time. 4) dating from far back; long established or known. 5) former; previous. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • oldness — See old. * * * …   Universalium

  • oldness — noun /əʊldnəs/ The state of being old; age. the fyre of the Holy Goste ys takyn so in the that my fleyssh, whych was all dede of oldenes, ys becom agayne yonge …   Wiktionary

  • oldness — Synonyms and related words: advanced age, advanced years, age of retirement, an incurable disease, anility, caducity, debility, decline of life, declining years, decrepitude, dotage, eld, elderliness, feebleness, green old age, hale old age,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • oldness — əʊldnɪs n. state of being old, agedness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oldness — n. 1. Antiquity. 2. Age, old age …   New dictionary of synonyms

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