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1. Old; ancient; of genuine antiquity; as, an antique statue. In this sense it usually refers to the flourishing ages of Greece and Rome. For the antique world excess and pride did hate. (Spenser)

2. Old, as respects the present age, or a modern period of time; of old fashion; antiquated; as, an antique robe. Antique words.

3. Made in imitation of antiquity; as, the antique style of Thomson's Castle of Indolence.

4. Odd; fantastic. [In this sense, written antic.

Synonym: ancient, antiquated, obsolete, antic, old-fashioned, old. See ancient.

Origin: f, fr. L. Antiquus old, ancient, equiv. To anticus, from ante before. Cf. Antic.

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... method we have the knowledge of the smallest particles and atoms in the human body, but something very important is missing because the antique diseases continue making humans suffering. I think we need now beginning to search the connections among the parts, the systemic approach…” ...

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