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Adj.1.Neanderthalian - relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man; "Neanderthal skull"
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Some argue that Washington journalism has never been better, practiced by reporters who are more educated, more expert and more investigative in approach than their Neanderthalian predecessors, who reported on federal bureaucracies like stenographers.
It is hard to imagine how this realization could have taken place before the development of a complex symbolic language; thus early humanoids can surely be ruled out and chances are that such a discovery could have only been possible for Homo Sapiens and maybe Neanderthalians.