Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of FOSSILIZED

Pronunciation:  f'√Ęsul`Izd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs; "obsolete fossilized ways"; "an ossified bureaucratic system"
 

FOSSILIZED is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: fossilised, inflexible, ossified
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fos"sil*ized\, a.
Converted into a fossil; antiquated; firmly fixed in views or
opinions.

      A fossilized sample of confused provincialism. --Earle.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anile, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, backed, calcified, callous, calloused, case-hardened, classical, crabbed, crusted, crusty, crystallized, debilitated, decrepit, doddered, doddering, doddery, feeble, fossil, gerontal, gerontic, Gothic, granulated, grown old, hardened, hornified, incrusted, indurate, indurated, infirm, lapidified, medieval, mid-Victorian, mossbacked, moth-eaten, mummylike, of other times, old-world, ossified, palsied, papery-skinned, petrified, ravaged with age, reinforced, rickety, rigidified, run to seed, rusty, sclerotic, senile, set, shaky, shriveled, solidified, steeled, stiffened, strengthened, stricken in years, superannuated, timeworn, tottering, tottery, toughened, Victorian, vitrified, weak, withered, wizened
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY