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antediluvian

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of antediluvian

  1. dating or surviving from the distant past found evidence in the Middle East of an antediluvian people previously unknown to history Synonyms of antediluvian aged, age-old, ancient, antique, dateless, hoar, hoary, immemorial, old, venerableWords Related to antediluvian aging (or ageing), mature; antiquated, archaic, archaistic, dated, fusty, geriatric, medieval (also mediaeval), moldy, Noachian, obsolete, outmoded, out-of-date, passé; old-fashioned, old-time, old-world, retro, vintage; durable, enduring, lasting, long-lived, permanent; ageless, hallowed, time-honored, timeless, time-tested, timeworn, traditional, tried, tried-and-true; classic, classical; prehistoric (also prehistorical), primeval, primordialNear Antonyms of antediluvian fresh, vernal, young, youthful; contemporary, current, latest, mod, novel, present-day, ultramodern; untested, untried; brand-new, unused, unwornAntonyms of antediluvian modern, new, recent


antediluvian

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of antediluvian

  1. a person with old-fashioned ideas an antediluvian who thought women shouldn't work outside the home Synonyms of antediluvian fogy, Colonel Blimp, dodo, fossil, fud, fuddy-duddy, mossback, reactionary, stick-in-the-mud, stuffed shirtWords Related to antediluvian conservative, rightist, Tory; mandarin, old hand, old-timer, veteran; old maidNear Antonyms of antediluvian liberal, progressive, radicalAntonyms of antediluvian hipster, modern, trendy


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