Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
from palaios (see A, No. 2, above), occurs in Romans 7:6 , of "the letter," i.e., "the law," with its rules of conduct, mere outward conformity to which has yielded place in the believer's service to a response to the inward operation of the Holy Spirit. The word is contrasted with kainotes, "newness."
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Oldness'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/o/oldness.html. 1940.