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.

  • Arnold captured archaic folk songs of anonymous origin passed on orally through generations.

  • As an American student in Italy and Greece he fell sway to early Greek art, admiring the simple graphic forms of early black-figure vase painting and archaic Greek sculpture.

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

  • By the end of the Eocene, modern orders and families replaced the archaic fauna of mostly extinct groups with no living descendants.

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