Antiqueness An*tique"ness, n. The quality of being antique; an appearance of ancient origin and workmanship. [1913 Webster]

We may discover something venerable in the antiqueness of the work. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • antiqueness — See antiquely. * * * …   Universalium

  • antiqueness — noun The state or quality of being antique …   Wiktionary

  • antiqueness — n. oldness, ancientness, age …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antiqueness — an·tique·ness …   English syllables

  • antiqueness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being antique …   Useful english dictionary

  • antique — antiquely, adv. antiqueness, n. /an teek /, adj., n., v., antiqued, antiquing. adj. 1. of or belonging to the past; not modern. 2. dating from a period long ago: antique furniture. 3. noting or pertaining to automobiles approximately 25 years old …   Universalium

  • antiquity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. old[en] times; the past, ancient history; oldness. Ant., modern times, present. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The quality of being old] Syn. antiqueness, ancientness, oldness, elderliness, age, old age,… …   English dictionary for students

  • past — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Gone by in time Nouns 1. past, past tense, pretention; the past, yesterday; days of yore or of old; times past or gone by; bygone days; olden times, the good old days, yesteryear, time immemorial; auld… …   English dictionary for students

  • Preterition — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Retrospective time. < N PARAG:Preterition >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 the past the past past time Sgm: N 1 days of yore days of yore times of yore days of old times of old days past times past days gone by times gone by …   English dictionary for students

  • antique — /ænˈtik / (say an teek) adjective 1. belonging to former times as contrasted with modern. 2. dating from an early period: antique furniture. 3. Colloquial very old fashioned. 4. Archaic aged; ancient: these antique walls. –noun 5. an object of… …   Australian English dictionary

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