Number of syllables in the word 'ancient'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word ancient.

  1. No of syllables in ancient : 2
  2. Divide syllables in ancient : an-cient

More about the word - ancient

  1. noun
  2. Synonyms : geriatric, oldster, senior citizen, antique, antecessor, forerunner
  3. Definition : A person who is very old.
  4. Definition : A person who lived in ancient times.
  5. Definition : One of the senior members of the Inns of Court or of Chancery.
  6. Definition : A senior; an elder; a predecessor.
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : Having lasted from a remote period; having been of long duration; of great age, very old.
  3. Definition : Existent or occurring in time long past, usually in remote ages; belonging to or associated with antiquity; old, as opposed to modern.
  4. Definition : (history) Relating to antiquity as a primarily European historical period; the time before the Middle Ages.
  5. Definition : Experienced; versed.


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