Antediluvian

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Antediluvian Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a very old (or old fashioned) person
  • any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Deluge
  • so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws"
  • of or relating to the period before the Biblical flood; "Antediluvian man"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge ,
  • a very old person

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Antediluvian'


  • Antediluvian: The antediluvian (or pre-diluvian) period—meaning "before the deluge"—is the period referred to in the Bible between the Fall of man and ...
  • Antediluvians (World of Darkness): Antediluvians is a term used by White Wolf Publishing in their fiction al role-playing game set in the World of Darkness , Vampire: The ...
  • Atlantis: The Antediluvian World: Atlantis: The Antediluvian World is a pseudoscientific book published in 1882 by Minnesota populist politician Ignatius L. Donnelly , ...
  • Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes: The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) is one of the largest fraternal organisations in the United Kingdom The order started in ...
  • Antediluvian Rocking Horse: Antediluvian Rocking Horse (formed 1994 Melbourne, Australia ) is an audio project maintained by two core artists credited as DJ2 and DJ3. ...

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  • Dave Gardner: Best credit card for your wallet may be none at all
    It's not with a little trepidation that I write this column as it seems antediluvian to implore people to leave their credit cards at home. Read more on this news related to 'Antediluvian'
  • Other View: Wartime is the wrong time for blame
    The United States is waging war in Iraq and Syria. We are convinced, unequivocally, that the enemy is the well-armed, crafty and cruel assemblage of antediluvian thugs known as the Islamic State, or ISIS, or ISIL. In some circles, though, our certainty about who’s-the-real-foe sets us apart. Read more on this news related to 'Antediluvian'

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