Synonyms and Antonyms of state–of–the–art

  1. 1 being or employing the latest concepts, styles, or techniques a medical center that prides itself on being a leader in state-of-the-art microsurgery Synonyms advanced, avant-garde, cutting-edge, progressive, state-of-the-artRelated Words pioneering, revolutionary, trailblazing; alternative, antiestablishment, nontraditional, unconventional, underground; bizarre, far-out, outré, way-out; fresh, new, novel, original; strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedented; contemporary, current, hot, mod, modern, modernistic, newfangled, new-fashioned, present-day, red-hot, space-age, ultramodern, up-to-dateNear Antonyms conventional, customary, established, orthodox, traditional

  2. 2 being or involving the latest methods, concepts, information, or styles he spent a boatload of money on a state-of-the-art home theater Synonyms contemporary, current, designer, hot, mod, modernistic, new, new age, newfangled, new-fashioned, present-day, red-hot, space-age, state-of-the-art, ultramodern, up-to-date, up-to-the-minuteRelated Words fashionable, happening, in, modish, nouvelle, now, stylish; last, latest; modernized, updated; futuristic, high-tech (also hi-tech); latter-day, recentNear Antonyms anachronistic; aged, age-old, ancient, antediluvian, hoary, old, venerable; bygone, former, late, olden, past; antique, historic, historical; retro, retrograde; kaput (also kaputt), obsolete, outmoded, outworn, unmodernized; old-world; discarded, disused, moth-eaten; forgotten, remote; ageless, dateless, timelessAntonyms antiquated, archaic, dated, fusty, musty, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, passé

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