Preterition

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Retrospective time.
<- N
PARAG:Preterition->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ the past
the past
past time
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ days of yore
days of yore
times of yore
days of old
times of old
days past
times past
days gone by
times gone by
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bygone days
bygone days
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ old times
old times
ancient times
former times
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fore time
fore time
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ the good old days
the good old days
the olden time
good old time
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ auld lang syne
auld lang syne
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ eld|
eld|
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ antiquity
antiquity
antiqueness
status quo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ time immemorial
time immemorial
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ distance of time
distance of time
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ remote age
remote age
remote time
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ remote past
remote past
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ rust of antiquity paleontology
rust of antiquity paleontology
paleography
paleology
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ palaetiology
palaetiology
archaeology
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ archaism
archaism
antiquarianism
medievalism
Pre-Raphaelitism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ retrospect
retrospect
retrospection
looking back
memory
&c. 505
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ laudator temporis acti
laudator temporis acti
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ medievalist
medievalist
Pre-Raphaelite
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ antiquary
antiquary
antiquarian
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ archmologist
archmologist
&c.???
Oldbuck
Dryasdust
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ancestry
ancestry
&c.(paternity) 166
PARAG:Preterition->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be past
be past
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have expired
have expired
&c.->Adj.
have run its course
have had its day
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pass
pass
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pass by
pass by
go by
pass away
go away
pass off
go off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lapse
lapse
blow over
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ look back
look back
trace back
cast the eyes back
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ exhume
exhume
PARAG:Preterition->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ past
past
gone
gone by
over
passed away
bygone
foregone
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ elapsed
elapsed
lapsed
preterlapsed
expired
no more
run out
blown over
has-been
that has been
extinct
antediluvian
antebellum
never to return
gone with the wind
exploded
forgotten
irrecoverable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ obsolete
obsolete
&c.(old) 124
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ former
former
pristine
quondam
ci-devant
late
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ ancestral
ancestral
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ foregoing
foregoing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ last
last
latter
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ recent
recent
over night
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ preterperfect
preterperfect
preterpluperfect
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ looking back
looking back
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ retrospective
retrospective
retroactive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ archaeological
archaeological
&c.->N.
PARAG:Preterition->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ formerly
formerly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ of old
of old
of yore
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ erst
erst
whilom
erewhile
time was
ago
over
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the olden time
in the olden time
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ anciently
anciently
long ago
long since
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ a long while
a long while
a long time ago
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ years ago
years ago
yesteryear
ages ago
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ some time ago
some time ago
some time since
some time back
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ yesterday
yesterday
the day before yesterday
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ last year
last year
ultimo
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ lately
lately
&c.(newly) 123
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ retrospectively
retrospectively
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ ere now
ere now
before now
till now
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ hitherto
hitherto
heretofore
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ no longer
no longer
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ once
once
once upon a time
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ from time immemorial
from time immemorial
from prehistoric times
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ in the memory of man
in the memory of man
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ time out of mind
time out of mind
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ already
already
yet
up to this time
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ ex post facto
ex post facto

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Preterition — Prétérition La prétérition (substantif féminin), du latin praeteritio ( action de passer sous silence ), du supin praeteritum, est une figure de style consistant à parler de quelque chose après avoir annoncé que l on ne va pas en parler[1]. Elle… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • prétérition — [ preterisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1609; en dr. 1314; lat. præteritio « omission », de præterire ♦ Rhét. Figure par laquelle on attire l attention sur une chose en déclarant n en pas parler (ex. Je ne dirai rien de son dévouement, qui...; pour ne pas parler …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Preterition — Pre ter*i tion (?; 277), n. [L. praeteritio: cf. F. pr[ e]t[ e]rition.] 1. The act of passing, or going past; the state of being past. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. (Rhet.) A figure by which, in pretending to pass over anything, a summary mention… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • preterition — [pret΄ər ish′ən] n. [LL praeteritio < L praeteritus: see PRETERIT] 1. a passing over; omission 2. Law an omitting of one or more legal heirs from a will 3. Theol. the passing over by God of those not elect: a doctrine of Calvinism …   English World dictionary

  • Prétérition — La prétérition (substantif féminin), du latin praeteritio (« action de passer sous silence »), du supin praeteritum, est une figure de style consistant à parler de quelque chose après avoir annoncé que l on ne va pas en parler[1]. Elle… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • PRÉTÉRITION — ou PRÉTERMISSION. s. f. Figure de rhétorique par laquelle on déclare ne vouloir point parler d une chose dont cependant on parle. PRÉTÉRITION, en termes de Droit écrit, L omission que faisait un testateur, dans son testament, d un de ses fils ou… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • prétérition — (pré té ri sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. L action de taire, de passer sous silence. •   Les journaux de l opposition ont reproché au discours de la couronne la prétérition de l existence du régent d Espagne, LEGOARANT .    Figure de… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • PRÉTÉRITION — n. f. T. de Rhétorique Figure par le moyen de laquelle on parle d’une chose en feignant de n’en vouloir pas parler. En termes de Droit écrit, il se dit de l’Omission que faisait un testateur, dans son testament, d’un de ses fils ou d’un autre… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • preterition — /pret euh rish euhn/, n. 1. the act of passing by or over; omission; disregard. 2. Law. the passing over by a testator of an heir otherwise entitled to a portion. 3. Calvinistic Theol. the passing over by God of those not elected to salvation or… …   Universalium

  • preterition — noun a) The act of passing by, disregarding or omitting. I do not intend to draw attention to my heroic military service; Instead, I will focus on the economy. b) A rhetorical device in which the speaker emphasizes something by omitting it …   Wiktionary

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