Meaning of archaism
Pronunciation: (är'kē-iz"um, -kā-), [key]
- something archaic, as a word or expression.
- the use of what is archaic, as in literature or art: The archaism of the novelist's style provided a sense of the period.
- the survival or presence of something from the past: The art of letter writing is becoming an archaism.
- archaism (Thesaurus)