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1. prehistoric

adjective. ['ˌpriːhɪˈstɔrɪk'] belonging to or existing in times before recorded history.

Synonyms

  • prehistorical

Antonyms

  • present
  • current

Etymology

  • préhistorique (French)

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Example sentences of the word prehistoric


1. Adjective
Paleontologists look for both trace and body fossils to get a more complete picture about prehistoric life.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Trace fossils can be useful in paleontology--the study of prehistoric remains.

Quotes containing the word prehistoric


1. In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee - or laugh.
- Robert Orben

2. While I've never read Scientific American, I'll bet it is pretty scientific. And American. Just like those prehistoric cave drawings in the south of France.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. prehistoric

adjective. ['ˌpriːhɪˈstɔrɪk'] no longer fashionable.

Synonyms

  • unstylish

Antonyms

  • new
  • incoming

Etymology

  • préhistorique (French)
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