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classic

adjective

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2 of the very best kind
  • one of the really classic comedies in the history of movies

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3 serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group
  • the anthropologist noted the classic facial features of the inhabitants of those islands

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4 being the most accurate and apparently thorough
  • the classic study of the alienation of the individual in modern urban society

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classic

noun

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1 someone of such unequaled perfection as to deserve imitation
  • among women who have devoted themselves to a life of scientific inquiry, Marie Curie is one of the acknowledged classics

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2 something (as a work of art) that is a great achievement and often its creator's greatest achievement
  • the works of Michelangelo are regarded as classics of the sculptor's art

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3 the most perfect type or example
  • his journey of discovery was a classic of arduous effort and fierce determination

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The first known use of classic was in 1597

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“Classic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/classic. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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