Medieval and Past


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Medieval adjective – Having passed its time of use or usefulness.
Usage example: get rid of that medieval kerosene stove—it stinks and it's dangerous

Past and medieval are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Past" instead an adjective "Medieval".
Nearby Words: medievalism, medievalist
Synonyms for Medieval


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Past adjective – Earlier than the present time; no longer current.
Usage example: his youth is past

Medieval and past are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Medieval" instead an adjective "Past".
Synonyms for Past

Things that words describes

life medieval life past life
people medieval people past people
series medieval series past series
episode medieval episode past episode
Other nouns: characters, level, age, history, version, works, times, stories, ages, games, versions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Future Imperfect Not set in the future, but similar: in Rutherford's Sarum, a medieval scholar teaches his student that England had two great kings in centuries past.
  • Medieval Morons Poul Anderson further subverted this trope in his short story "The Man Who Came Early", in which the eponymous man Trapped in the Past fails to impress medieval Icelanders.
  • Light Novel / Maoyuu Maou Yuusha Medieval Stasis: The enemy of the series, and what the main characters are trying to get past.
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