Antonyms for time-worn

Grammar : Adj
Spell : tahym-wawrn, -wohrn
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtaɪmˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn

Definition of time-worn

Origin :
  • 1729, from time (n.) + worn (adj.).
  • As in old : adj obsolete, outdated
  • As in olden : adj old
Example sentences :
  • There were time-worn shades to the windows, but no curtains.
  • Extract from : « Mary Louise in the Country » by L. Frank Baum (AKA Edith Van Dyne)
  • It was a plain Gothic parapet, in keeping with the time-worn building.
  • Extract from : « The Hero of Garside School » by J. Harwood Panting
  • I have been reading the bills, yellow-stained and time-worn.
  • Extract from : « The House With Sixty Closets » by Frank Samuel Child
  • Prescott, antiquated and time-worn, is on the Canadian bank.
  • Extract from : « America, Volume IV (of 6) » by Joel Cook
  • The time-worn colossus of Rome was tottering under its own weight.
  • Extract from : « The Hand of Providence » by J. H. Ward
  • When I saw Whiteley, last June, he was time-worn and whitened.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of the Reaper » by Herbert Newton Casson
  • At the top of the sheet, which was yellow and time-worn, were two lines, as follows:XLI.
  • Extract from : « A Runaway Brig; » by James Otis
  • It was not long before they were on the time-worn topic, the war of the sexes.
  • Extract from : « The Gay Adventure » by Richard Bird
  • Again, this point of view offers a satisfactory solution for the time-worn puzzle of relativity.
  • Extract from : « Creative Intelligence » by John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
  • On the Matron's time-worn mantleLet the Poet's wreath be laid.
  • Extract from : « Julia Ward Howe » by Laura E. Richards

Synonyms for time-worn

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