[ UK /ˌæntiːdɪlˈuːviən/ ]
- any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
- a very old person
so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
a ramshackle antediluvian tenement
of or relating to the period before the biblical flood
How To Use antediluvian In A Sentence
- The basement behind formed the firs fire station with its antediluvian engine, and opposite was the police station.
- One even tells its followers that they may relive former lives, back into antediluvian periods.
- antediluvian ideas
- So far as he was concerned, all animal products were organic -- an attitude Nadia found hopelessly antediluvian. MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY
- The term hapax legomenon), and could mean a lost species of tree, an antediluvian composite, or a lost art of producing wood for shipbuilding. Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]
- My mother has some hopelessly antediluvian ideas about the role of women.
- a ramshackle antediluvian tenement
- The antediluvian myth is one where it is suggested that the ancients lived exceptionally long lives.
- Why should Wisconsin women be expected to revere his anti-woman, antediluvian teachings?
- Freeman organises his almost overwhelmingly rich subject into thematic chapters, of which the most absorbing discuss the way such artists as John Martin portrayed the antediluvian world as a place of catastrophe or competition.