Simple Definition of prehistoric
: of, relating to, or existing in the time before people could write
: very old or outdated
Full Definition of prehistoric
1 : of, relating to, or existing in times antedating written history
2 : of or relating to a language in a period of its development from which contemporary records of its sounds and forms have not been preserved
3 : regarded as being outdated or outmoded <prehistoric attitudes>
Examples of prehistoric
His attitudes about women are downright prehistoric.
<prehistoric notions about mental illness that have no place in today's world>
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