Synonyms and Antonyms of recent
happening or beginning not long ago
- Recent events have brought attention to the problem.
- I usually watch that show every week, but I missed the most recent episode.
- Medical science has made amazing progress in recent decades.
contemporary, current, cutting-edge, latest, leading-edge, mod, modern, new, newest, newfangled, new-fashioned, novel, now, present-day, space-age, supermodern, ultramodern, up-to-date
advanced, developed, evolved, forward, high, higher, improved, late, progressive, refined
full-blown, full-fledged, full-scale
aged, grown, mature, matured, perfected, ripe, ripened
civilized, educated, enhanced, enlightened
green, immature, underdeveloped, undersized (also undersize), underweight, unripe, unripened
savage, uncivilized, uneducated
early, embryonic, germinal, primeval, primordial
antediluvian, antiquated, antique, dated, fusty, hoary, musty, Neanderthal (or Neandertal), obsolete, old, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, outworn, passé, past
backward, low, lower, nonprogressive, primitive, retarded, rude, rudimentary, undeveloped