plural – vestiges
1. A trace amount of something.
2. Barely visible print or mark. Something which once was, but has perished since and is no longer present.
3. (in medicine) A vestigial organ – an organ that is incomplete or undeveloped.
remains, memory, trace, residue, remnant, antique, memento, echo
abundance, plethora, excess
The word derived from French ‘vestige’ which in turn was formed from Latin ‘vestigium,’ meaning footprint.
Vestige is commonly used to refer to something which is no longer present. Unlike trace or track, which suggest there is still a tangible remnant left to be found.
Examples of sentences containing ‘vestige’
- Now, Tropical is just a vestige of its former self. Everyone suspects that their hamburger is where Jollibee’s came from – They almost have the same taste.
- As being a vestige of lost human civilization, he tried to remind boys the hope of being rescued, and to be organized. However, Piggy’s opinions were not …
- The culture shift portrayed midwives as “vestige of the old country. ” Midwives were understood as dirty, ignorant and illiterate. Now midwives …
- It also comes as an attack on vestiges of feudalism in rural India. It is ironical that in India, woman is regarded as a representation of Goddess …
- Current-day vestiges of this viewpoint may be found in theories of personality structure and the development of the conscience, or superego, which argue that …
- Its vestiges, conserved in the center of China, precede by many years the walls that the Kingdoms of Qin, Zhao and Yan erected against the northern barbarians …
- –Amos Bronson Alcott * Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can …
- Signed the Bell Trade Act, cutting off the last vestiges of American influence on Filipino economy. 3. Established the National Resettlement and Rehabilitation …
- The urge for this exploration was triggered by the fall of Constantinople in May 1943, the last vestige of the Roman Empire, to the Muslim Turks …
- Or have the arguments that justify a state’s expenditures for higher education become vestiges of a distant past, subject to differing memories and interpretations …
- But the vestige is her daughter – my daughter. I need to start all over again for it was the destiny of life. Recollecting the surroundings as what …
- Given the explication above, vestiges that are relying on experience and/or observation alone often without due regard for system and theory…
- … concluded a paper he presented at the Royal Society of Edinburgh with the phrase “we find no vestige of a beginning, no prospect of an end.
- Emperor Theodosius wiped out the last vestige of Olympian gods after he abolish the Olympic Games in 394AD. In the early days polytheistic …
- … the Greek term Kyrie eleison, or ‘Lord have mercy,’ which is one of the only vestiges of non-vernacular prayer present in the Rite II Ordinary.
- … drawn up, in which every city, river and hillock received a new, Hebrew name, as all vestiges of the Palestinian culture were to be erased.
- It takes place when combined or neutral vestige is used to reinforce an … apart, when he or she is presented with the same combined vestige.
- We still see vestiges of this form of direct democracy in America in the form of ballot initiatives. In California, the most (in)famous form of direct …
- The last vestiges of the policy were discarded in 1973. From 1901 to the early 1970s, policies towards newcomers were based on assimilation.
- He mentioned that “no nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling, even though it be only finest …
- Everything was in common to them and this rendered them with all the fruits of the world,though we trace the vestiges of a feudal society.
- Finally, as the poet defeats his foe and fear, he, with a vestige of triumph, ‘walked on and crossed the bridge.’ The bridge is mentioned at these …
- The movie “Crash” tackles the cross-cultural panorama of Los Angeles urban life, involving people interconnected to each other in vestiges of …
- Vestiges of it endured until at least the 9th century before it became fragmented and fell into disuse. In the Eastern, or Byzantine, Empire the …
- People often say that men experiencing midlife crisis buy luxury cars as attempt to hold on the last vestiges of youth and virility slipping from …
- It follows through one social crisis after another throughout the vestiges of its pages. It shows the social diversity along with individualistic …
- Observing and analyzing human behavior – Like every cultural vestige and like every subculture type, included in the consideration for the …
- In the 1960s African Americans led a fight to remove the legally codified vestiges of slavery from our constitution and from state and local laws.
- … Jupiter and Saturn and they are ordered exactly as they are in the Greco-Roman Calendar, a vestige of the ordering by ancient Babylonians.
- I wish I could find that little vestige of doubt and remove it.” Now that you’re an adult, you might still feel a pang of guilt when you decline a dinner invitation in …