Adjective "archaistic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ɑːkeɪˈɪstɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Created in Rome in 1912, it is one of Manship's earliest works in which he employs these archaistic elements.'
  2. 'Due to the archaistic nature of the source material there remains some ambiguity.'

Definitions

1. something archaic, as a word or expression.

2. the use of what is archaic, as in literature or art: The archaism of the novelist's style provided a sense of the period.

3. the survival or presence of something from the past: The art of letter writing is becoming an archaism.

More examples(as adjective)

"vessels can be archaistic."

"goddesses can be archaistic."

Origin

(archaism)