adjective see archaism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Archaistic — Ar cha*is tic, a. Like, or imitative of, anything archaic; pertaining to an archaism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archaistic — index obsolete Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • archaistic — adjective imitative of an archaic style or manner archaistic writing • Pertains to noun: ↑archaism • Derivationally related forms: ↑archaism, ↑archaicism …   Useful english dictionary

  • archaistic — See archaist. * * * …   Universalium

  • archaistic — adj. archaic or antiquated; ancient …   English contemporary dictionary

  • archaistic — ar·cha·is·tic …   English syllables

  • South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …   Universalium

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

  • archaicism — noun the use of an archaic expression • Syn: ↑archaism • Derivationally related forms: ↑archaistic, ↑archaistic (for: ↑archaism), ↑archaize (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • archaism — noun Etymology: New Latin archaïsmus, from Greek archaïsmos, from archaios Date: 1643 1. the use of archaic diction or style 2. an instance of archaic usage 3. something archaic; especially something (as a practice …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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