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Definition 1: a very old person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for antediluvian in the sense of this definition

(antediluvian is a kind of ...) an elderly person

Definition 2: any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for antediluvian in the sense of this definition

(antediluvian is a kind of ...) any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race

Definition 3: of or relating to the period before the biblical flood - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where antediluvian or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • antediluvian man

Synonyms for antediluvian in the sense of this definition

Definition 4: so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where antediluvian or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a ramshackle antediluvian tenement
  • antediluvian ideas
  • archaic laws

Synonyms for antediluvian in the sense of this definition

(antediluvian is similar to ...) of long duration; not new

"old tradition" "old house" "old wine" "old country" "old friendships" "old money"

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