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advanced in age
aged, ancient, debilitated, decrepit, elderly, enfeebled, exhausted, experienced, fossil, geriatric, gray, gray-haired, grizzled, hoary, impaired, inactive, infirm, mature, matured, olden, oldish, seasoned, senile, senior, skilled, superannuated, tired, venerable, versed, veteran, wasted, getting on, along in years, broken down, not young, past one's prime, over the hill.
advanced, aged, ancient, durable, elderly, geriatric, mature, matured, octogenarian, ripe, superannuated, venerable, vintage.
in disrepair, broken down.
stocker, old-hat, well-worn, familiar tune, old chestnut, old saw, old-chestnut, old-saw, played-out, run of the mill.
hardcore, hard core.
frowzy, dried-out, Mildewed, dried out, mildewy.
aboriginal, age-old, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, bygone, dated, decayed, demode, done, early, erstwhile, former, hackneyed, immemorial, late, moth-eaten, old-time, once, onetime, original, out-of-date, outmoded, past, primeval, primitive, primordial, pristine, quondam, relic, remote, rusty, sometime, stale, traditional, unfashionable, unoriginal, worn-out, Crumbling, oldfangled, time-worn, of old, of yore, old-fashioned, cast-off, passé.
antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, paleolithic, primeval, primitive, primordial, timeworn, aged, ancient, elderly, venerable.
over the hill, past one's prime.
ago, bygone, former, historical, old-time, past, previous, yore, yesterday's, anteceding, good old days, way back when, gone by, olden days, ancient, primeval, primordial, Latterday, way back, ages ago, behind one, down memory lane, gone-by, long-ago.
hand-me-down, pre-owned, not new, previously owned, unnew.
gone to seed.
there, a hand at, really into, tuned in.
worse for wear.
taken for granted, Folker.
constant, continuing, enduring, established, firm, hardened, inveterate, lifelong, long-lasting, long-lived, perennial, perpetual, practiced, solid, steady, time-honored, vintage, Familiar, Staying, of long standing.
veteran, long-serving, battle-scarred, disciplined, from way back, long time, longtime, knows one's stuff, long-time, up to speed, wise to ways.
beloved, dear, good.
adult, experienced, grown.
outmoded, old fashioned.
excellent, great, magnificent, superb.
broken-down, decayed, dilapidated, faded, fresh, new, ragged, shabby, shattered, stale, tattered, thin, torn, used, useless, weather-beaten, worn, worn-out, Decaying, Mended.
Examples of usage:
– The Air Trust by George Allan England
– The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
– Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
– Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
– Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie