antediluvian definition

  • adjective:
    • severely old and antiquated. See Synonyms at old.
    • Bible developing or belonging to the era prior to the Flood.
    • ancient or antiquated; old; primitive.
    • Supremely dated.
    • Pertaining or from the time period just before a great or destructive flooding or deluge
    • Pertaining or from the time before Noah's Flood.
    • Of or relating to the period before the Deluge in Noah's time; hence, antiquated.
    • so exceedingly old as appearing to belong to an earlier duration
    • of or concerning the period prior to the biblical flood
    • acutely old and antiquated. See Synonyms at old.
    • Bible developing or belonging to the era ahead of the Flood.
    • old or antiquated; old; prehistoric.
    • Supremely dated.
    • Pertaining or from the time period just before a good or destructive flooding or deluge
    • Pertaining or from the time before Noah's Flood.
    • Of or relating to the duration before the Deluge in Noah's time; therefore, antiquated.
    • so exceedingly old as appearing to are part of an early on period
    • of or regarding the duration ahead of the biblical flooding
  • noun:
    • One who existed prior to Noah's Flood.
    • a person who existed ahead of the deluge.
    • For this reason, humorously
    • a person who is very old or really antiquated in manners or notions; a classic fogy.
    • a rather old individual
    • some of the early patriarchs just who lived ahead of the Noachian deluge
    • one that lived ahead of Noah's Flood.
    • one that lived prior to the deluge.
    • therefore, humorously
    • person who is quite old or really antiquated in manners or notions; an old fogy.
    • a rather old person
    • the early patriarchs which existed prior to the Noachian deluge
  • others:
    • current prior to the flood (the Noachian deluge) recorded in Genesis; regarding the times or activities ahead of the Noachian deluge: since, the antediluvian patriarchs: by expansion, put on the full time preceding any great flooding or inundation, as what is said to have occurred in Asia within the period of Yao, 2298 b. c.
    • owned by really old times; antiquated; primitive; rude; simple: since, antediluvian ideas.
    • Existing prior to the flood (the Noachian deluge) taped in Genesis; relating to the times or activities before the Noachian deluge: because, the antediluvian patriarchs: by extension, placed on the time preceding any great flood or inundation, as that which is thought to have took place China within the period of Yao, 2298 b. c.
    • Belonging to very ancient times; antiquated; primitive; rude; quick: since, antediluvian ideas.

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