archaicism

noun
the use of an archaic expression
Syn: ↑archaism
Derivationally related forms: ↑archaistic, ↑archaistic (for: ↑archaism), ↑archaize (for: ↑archaism), ↑archaise (for: ↑archaism)
Members of this Usage Domain:
adust, ↑dark-skinned, ↑dusky, ↑swart, ↑swarthy, ↑thrown, ↑thrown and twisted, ↑hotheaded, ↑impulsive, ↑impetuous, ↑madcap, ↑tearaway, ↑brainish, ↑dighted, ↑commodious, ↑convenient, ↑proportionable, ↑verbal, ↑innocent, ↑dowerless, ↑amort, ↑sublime, ↑uplifted, ↑leal, ↑acold, ↑frore, ↑corroborant, ↑base, ↑baseborn, ↑curtal, ↑small, ↑puissant, ↑backward, ↑half-witted, ↑slow-witted, ↑feebleminded, ↑heartless, ↑scrivened, ↑careful, ↑strait, ↑horary, ↑meretricious, ↑apopemptic, ↑scriptural, ↑empiric, ↑empirical, ↑hence, ↑away, ↑off, ↑forth, ↑privily, ↑brotherly, ↑mellowly, ↑mellow, ↑perchance, ↑by chance, ↑verily, ↑ambages, ↑palfrey, ↑gildhall, ↑hold, ↑hornpipe, ↑pibgorn, ↑stockhorn, ↑complexion, ↑sooth, ↑muchness, ↑instancy (for: ↑archaism), ↑fardel, ↑alienism, ↑the halt, ↑Negroid (for: ↑archaism), ↑Negro (for: ↑archaism), ↑blackamoor (for: ↑archaism), ↑Negress, ↑colored person, ↑colored, ↑mulatto, ↑quadroon, ↑octoroon, ↑Oriental, ↑oriental person, ↑caitiff, ↑simple, ↑meed, ↑bosom, ↑air, ↑fire, ↑earth, ↑quintessence, ↑ether, ↑water, ↑menstruum, ↑screw (for: ↑archaism), ↑compass, ↑bide, ↑abide, ↑stay
Members of this Topic: ↑control
Hypernyms: ↑formulation, ↑expression

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