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antediluvian

antediluvian

antediluvian - Dictionary definition and meaning for word antediluvian

Definition
(noun) any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
Definition
(noun) a very old person
Synonyms : ancient

Definition
(adj) of or relating to the period before the biblical flood
Synonyms : antediluvial
Example Sentence
  • antediluvian man

Definition
(adj) so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
Synonyms : antiquated , archaic
Example Sentence
  • a ramshackle antediluvian tenement
  • antediluvian ideas
  • archaic laws

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for antediluvian

Antediluvian = Aunty+de+luv..; Usually, Loving and Caring Aunties are OLD... very Old.. and hence the meaning..
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by aka.bhagvanji

ANTE== BEFORE DILUVIAN== DILUGE (FLOOD {BIBLICAL})means === extremely old fashioned
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by paradisial_sk

AUNTY+DIE+LAVIAN(apply)...hair die lagane wali aunty to obviously old hogi....
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by nileshdive

antediluvian ~ anti (against) + luv (love); If you are against love, you are probably a person with antediluvian thoughts.
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by gatz_funky

antediluvian=rhymes as: antique+to+everyone
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by pallavi_limat

concentrate on diluvian.it resembles alluvium,takes years to form alluvium deposits.hence ANCIENT and ANTIQUATED
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by elixir

Anti + di(2) + love = old ppl are against 2 loves.
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by abbaraju.pranith

ANTE-DIL-UVIAN: ante- against;dil-love;u-you; if ur against love, your propably oldfashioned or antique
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by mohit26041988

diluvian sounds like dravidian - ancient
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by vickyrs46

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