Complete Definition of "antediluvian"

English

Etymology
From ante- + L. diluvium {flood}

Adjective
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antediluvian

  1. Extremely ancient or antiquated; old.
  2. Pertaining or belonging to the time prior to Noah's Flood.
  3. Supremely dated.

#: Those ideas are antediluvian.

Quotations
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Synonyms
antediluvial

Translations

Dutch: antediluviaal
Italian: antidiluviano, antediluviano
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Russian: допоÑопнÑй /dopotópnyj/ (1,2,3)

Noun
antediluvian

  1. One who lived prior to Noah's Flood.

Related terms
deluge
diluvial

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