Antonyms of adj new-sprung

1 sense of new-sprung

Sense 1
newborn, new-sprung (prenominal) -- (having just or recently arisen or come into existence; "new nations"; "with newborn fears")

INDIRECT (VIA new) -> old -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")

Similarity of adj new-sprung

1 sense of new-sprung

Sense 1
newborn, new-sprung (prenominal) -- (having just or recently arisen or come into existence; "new nations"; "with newborn fears")
       => new (vs. old) -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

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