antediluvian [ an-tee-di-loo-vee-uh n ]
The word of the day is ‘antediluvian’.
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
1. Out of date
3. Belonging to the time before the biblical Flood.
4. Ridiculously old-fashioned
1. These were the keys which unlocked the treasures of the antediluvian world for me.
2. It was an old safe of some antediluvian manufacture and the lock was worn
3. The bones and teeth of wolves are often discovered, as I have already said, amongst the débris of the antediluvian world.
4. The three Miss Murgatroyds —oh, Jane, they are so antediluvian and quaint!
5. I always knew he was extinct, but I had no idea he was antediluvian as well.
Some synonyms of today’s word are:
ancient, antique, old, primitive, age-old, antiquated, archaic, hoary, obsolete, old-fashioned, primaeval, primordial, timeworn, venerable, prehistoric, primal, earliest, early, primigenial, out of date, outdated, outmoded, behind the times, old hat etc.
modern, up to date, current, fresh, recent
I think we can question whether degrees are antediluvian. Online learning has flexibility. Why not master courses in energy, writing, communications, and engineering and get a credential?Anant Agarwal
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