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Antiquity - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Antiquity' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Antiquity [ n.]
- The quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity.
- Old age.
- Ancient times; former ages; times long since past; as, Cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity.
- The ancients; the people of ancient times.
- An old gentleman.
- A relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution. [In this sense, usually in the plural.]