antiquity: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (an-tik'wi-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
- the quality of being ancient; ancientness: a bowl of great antiquity.
- ancient times; former ages: the splendor of antiquity.
- the period of history before the Middle Ages.
- the peoples, nations, tribes, or cultures of ancient times.
- Usually,something belonging to or remaining from ancient times, as monuments, relics, or customs.
- antiquity (Thesaurus)