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an·te·di·lu·vi·an

 (ăn′tĭ-də-lo͞o′vē-ən)
adj.
1. Bible Occurring or belonging to the era before the Flood.
2. Extremely old or old-fashioned. See Synonyms at old.

[From ante- + Latin dīluvium, flood; see diluvial.]

an′te·di·lu′vi·an n.

antediluvian

(ˌæntɪdɪˈluːvɪən; -daɪ-)
adj
1. (Bible) belonging to the ages before the biblical Flood (Genesis 7, 8)
2. old-fashioned or antiquated
n
an antediluvian person or thing
[C17: from ante- + Latin dīluvium flood]

an•te•di•lu•vi•an

(ˌæn ti dɪˈlu vi ən)

adj.
1. of or belonging to the period before the Flood. Gen. 7, 8.
2. out of date; antiquated: antediluvian ideas.
n.
3. an old-fashioned person or thing.
[1640–50; ante- + Latin dīluvi(um) a flood, deluge + -an1]

antediluvian

a person who lived before the Flood. — antediluvian, adj.
See also: Antiquity

antediluvian

Belonging to a time before the flood described in the Bible.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antediluvian - any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian delugeantediluvian - any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
patriarch - any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
2.antediluvian - a very old personantediluvian - a very old person      
Adj.1.antediluvian - of or relating to the period before the biblical floodantediluvian - of or relating to the period before the biblical flood; "antediluvian man"
2.antediluvian - so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier periodantediluvian - so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws"
old - of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"

antediluvian

adjective old-fashioned, ancient, antique, obsolete, out-of-date, archaic, antiquated, passé, out of the ark (informal), old as the hills those antediluvian days before television

antediluvian

adjective
1. Belonging to, existing, or occurring in times long past:
2. Of, existing, or occurring in a distant period:
Translations

antediluvian

[ˈæntɪdɪˈluːvɪən] ADJ (Rel, fig) → antediluviano

antediluvian

[ˌæntidəˈluːvɪən] adj (= outdated, archaic) [attitude, view] → antédiluvien(ne); [object] → antédiluvien(ne)

antediluvian

[ˈæntɪdɪˈluːvɪən] adj (liter, hum) → antidiluviano/a