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A style that belongs to or resembles a style or fashion of an earlier time. The term refers not to an absolute time frame, but is relative to the period being discussed, not to the present. For example, a style popular in 1710 may in 2010 be said to have been "old fashioned" in 1750. "Old fashioned" differs from "retro" in implying that a style or object is antiquated, outdated, and sometimes unfashionable in form or character, while "retro" implies reference to a previous style (usually from the mid-20th century) that is still considered desirable and popular for its nostalgic value.