VCR Lesson 3

Esther Kim

In today's advanced technological society, the use of flip-phones seems to be very ________.

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Archaic (adj.)

Definition:

1. Characteristic of a much earlier or primitive period.

2. antiquated; Out- of- date

Synonyms& Antonyms

Synonyms:

old-fashioned

outmoded

anachronistic

prehistoric


Antonyms:

modern

contemporary

trendy

Greek roots

Arkhein "to begin" "to be first"

arkhos "ruler" "first in rank"

Different Part of Speech

(n.,) archaism- Things or practices that are over outdated or from earlier times in history.

Which sentence is wrong?

a.) Though archaic, vintage style apparels are still popular with people who like wearing old-fashioned dressed and coats.

b.) The Greek epidemiologists realized that the symptoms of a recent disease corresponded with an archaic disease when they saw that people had recorded to suffer from same symptoms, 200 years ago.

c.)The professor's lecture was very archaic; it was unprepared and disorganized.

d.)The VCR tapes and players are considered archaic now that everyone uses DVD and Netflix instead.

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