Sinonimo del giorno | Synonym of the day

Today’s il sinonimo del giorno is the adjective vetusto, which means ancient.

It can also be used jokingly to mean something that’s very antique because of its extreme age.

It’s more commonly used to describe things that are out of date or behind the times, as in our examples below:

Trovo quell’appartamento vetusto e fuori moda; non andrei mai ad abitarci!

I find that apartment out of date and outmoded; I would never live there!


Trovo la tecnologia di quel macchinario troppo vetusta. Non lo compreremo mai!

I find that machinery’s technology too out of date. We will never buy it!

Here are some other synonyms to vetusto: antiquato, decrepito, molto vecchio.