Novel and Traditional


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Novel adjective – Not known or experienced before.
Usage example: that's a novel idea for a TV series

Traditional is an antonym for novel in new topic.
Nearby Words: novelty, novelist, novella, novelette, novelize
Antonyms for Novel


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Traditional adjective – Based on customs usually handed down from a previous generation.
Novel is an antonym for traditional.
Nearby Words: tradition, traditionalist, traditionalism, traditionally, traditionary
Antonyms for Traditional
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Things that words describes

approach novel approach traditional approach
character novel character traditional character
hero novel hero traditional hero
style novel style traditional style
Other nouns: system, way, fashion, example, characters, version, ways, tales.

Both words in one sentence

  • It was properly huge and employed the novel concept of a cluster of smaller engines instead of the traditional four or five big ones.
  • Light Novel / Fate/Apocrypha Functional Magic: The novel makes use of the traditional Nasuverse-style magic rules.
  • Celestial Paragons and Archangels In the web-novel Domina, the angels have Names based on some of the traditional Archangels (including Lucifer, though it's mentioned that they should have used Samael instead).
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