Example sentences for: age-old

How can you use “age-old” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It's the age-old conflict between ideologues and accomodationists.

  • The editorial described India as "an overpopulated country with a fractious, hungry population, an unstable government, and age-old hatred with its neighbours" and said "the world has good reason to be nervous" about that country's new nuclear capabilities.

  • Corruption and tax-evasion continued, but police clamped down on the political terrorism of the Red Brigades and neo-Fascists and the age-old criminality of the Mafia.

  • Exotic, strange-sounding, and unintelligible words, whether authentic and foreign or artificial and spontaneously made up on the spot, are an age-old and pandemic device for creating an aura of mystery, holiness, or magic.

  • Probably the most important reform was the least glamorous: the decentralization that increased regional autonomy and reversed the age-old trend of concentrating political, economic, and administrative power in the national capital.


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