Definition of prehistoric
- prehistoric attitudes
His attitudes about women are downright prehistoric.
prehistoric notions about mental illness that have no place in today's world
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: of, relating to, or existing in the time before people could write
: very old or outdated
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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