This week? An extra fun word of the week: antediluvian, primarily an adjective. 1, of the time before the biblical flood. 2, very primitive or old-fashioned. 3, noun, a person or thing that has these qualities.
As in, from a quick Google search of news sites:
- They confronted further evidence that a blinkered, antediluvian mind-set held sway.
- Prisoners lived in “antediluvian and appalling” conditions.
- “Our thinking about how campaign spending matters is antediluvian at best,” he said.
- 17 Winning Words From Past National Spelling Bees (mentalfloss.com)