Word of the Week: Antediluvian

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.
Advertisements

One thought on “Word of the Week: Antediluvian

  1. Pingback: Word of the Week: Concomitant « Patos Papa

Comments are closed.