Definition Of archaic


very old or old-fashioned.

prisons are run on archaic methods

Example Of archaic

  • A group called the Knights Templars had secretly gathered information, ancient lore and archaic texts.

  • And then we got Greek naturalism coming along within 50 years, I mean, it was from the archaic period to the high classical period.

  • ‘So much was made in the press when the book was released, of the way it was written, of the notion that I mixed contemporary with archaic styles,’ he says.

  • ‘The newspaper industry prices itself in a way that is at best archaic and at worst antediluvian,’ he says.

  • By discovering the archaic roots of Indian culture, he came to understand the deep structures of his own national folklore.

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