What is the opposite of recent?

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Opposite of having happened, begun, or been done not long ago
“Too many of us are still attached to old, and perhaps outdated, beliefs.”
Adjective
(past) Opposite of having happened lately
“We must learn from our past failures in order to succeed with this project.”
Adjective
(future) Opposite of having happened lately
“We expect an increase in house prices in the future years to come.”
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Opposite of being advanced in development
“This is a primitive device that lacks the features of its modern predecessors.”
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Former or previous
“Her prior residence was a little village in the boondocks.”
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Opposite of unique or original in nature
“The company uses a traditional approach to selling goods online.”
Adjective
Opposite of nearest in time, relationship, or rank
“Instead of setting ideal societies in unexplored regions of the earth, authors started describing imaginary versions of their own country, set in a distant future.”
Adjective
Opposite of occurring at a specific point in time
Adjective
Opposite of fresh
Adjective
Opposite of having been invigorated or infused with energy
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