letdown; failure, fiasco, Inf fizzle, Inf. dud, SI.
antidote, n. 1. counterpoison, counteracter, alexi-pharmic, theriac, theriaca; neutralizer, nullifier, Old. Pharm. mithridate; antiphogistic, counterirritant, antipyretic; cathartic, purgative, emetic, emetine, laxative.
2. antitoxin, antibody, antivenin, Immun. alexin, Immun. complement; preventive, preventive measure, protection, immunization, vaccination, vaccine, Med. prophylactic.
3. remedy, cure, curative, corrective, restorative, application, Med. specific; medicine, medication,
medicament, drug, pharmaceutical, physic.
antipathetic, adj. 1. abhorrent, odious, loathsome; antagonistic, invidious, hostile, hateful, averse, antipathetical.
2. offensive, disgusting, repugnant, aversive, distasteful, revolting, repulsive, repellent; obnoxious, nauseating, sickening, nauseous, Inf allergic; unlikable, dislikable, unpleasant, displeasing; opposed, antithetical, antipodean, antipodal, clashing,
antipathy, n. 1. abhorrence, loathing, detestation, hatred, hate; aversion, antagonism, hostility, enmity, animosity, animus, bad blood, ill will, Archaic. dyspathy; dislike, disrelish, disinclination, disfavor, uncongeniality, unfriendliness; incompatibility, contrariety, disagreement, clash.
2. opposition, antithesis; reluctance, unwillingness; disgust, revulsion, repugnance, distaste, Inf. allergy, nausea.
antiquary, n. 1. antiquarian, archaist, paleologist, archaeologist; classicist, medievalist; dryasdust.
2. antiquer, antique dealer; curator, curatrix, collector,
antiquate, v. 1. supersede, replace, retire; out-mode, outdate, date, fossilize; superannuate, age.
2. antique, archaize,
antiquated, adj. 1. obsolete, extinct, passe, outdated, out-of-date, outworn, outmoded, out of style, out; superseded, disused, out of use; bygone, past, Archaic. olden; obsolescent, dated, on the way out.
2. ancient, archaic, archaistic, fossil, fossilized, fossil-like, antique; superannuated, oldest, age-old, immemorial, remote, old, old as the hills, timeworn, elderly, aged; venerable, gray, hoary, Rare, hoar, patriarchal.
3. atavistic, old-fashioned, old-time, old-fogyish; unmodern, of the old school, quaint, old-world.
antique, adj. 1. superannuated, oldest, age-old, old, old as the hills, timeworn, elderly, aged.
2. autochthonal, autochthonous, aboriginal, original; pristine, early, earliest, primitive, primordial, primigenial; primeval, primal, prehistoric, preglacial, preadamic, Noachian, Noachiac, Noachical, antediluvian, before the Flood or Deluge; ancient, archaic, archaistic, fossil, fossilized, fossil-like.
3. atavistic, old-fashioned, old-time, old-fogyish, of the old school; unmodern, quaint, old-world, colonial.
4. (all of paper) parchmentlike, parchmenty, uncalendered, uncoated, unglazed, rough.
-n. 5. bibelot, curio, rarity, Fr. objet d'art; antiquity, relic, artifact, fossil, archaism.
-v. 6. antiquate, archaize; emboss,
antiquity, n. 1. ancientness, primordiality, pri-mordialism; aboriginality, autochthonism, autochthonousness; oldness, elderliness, old age, agedness, Archaic. eld, venerableness.
2. eons ago, early ages, ancient times, time immemorial, distant past, days of old, olden days, Obs. yore.
3. antiquities n.
a. relics, artifacts, fossils, archaisms; antiques, bibelots, curios; ruins, remains, remnants, b. ancients, aboriginals, aborigines,