Example sentences for: antediluvian

How can you use “antediluvian” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Lilian embodies the culture's eternal wisdom but also its antediluvian folly.

  • Gone are the days when one picked up the old upright phone, was greeted by an operator, and told her--it was always her--the number one wanted; with that antediluvian routine went such memorable tunes as, Hello, Central?

  • Anyone who believes women wearing pants is incorrect is antediluvian.

  • Also, the editors have avoided the schwa \?\, preferring to resurrect the antediluvian system used by Merriam-Webster in the Second Edition of their Unabridged (and since abandoned by almost everyone).

  • There are many things about modern life--air conditioning (in particular), electricity, indoor plumbing, supermarkets--that make me grateful to be living in the latter half of the 20th century and not back in the antediluvian or “good old” days so often pined for, and one of them is the knowledge (gained from the Introduction) that American newspapers and magazines published numerous short lists of wellerisms during the 19th century.


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