Definition of diluvian in English:

diluvian

Syllabification: di·lu·vi·an
Pronunciation: /diˈlo͞ovēən
 
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adjective

  • another term for diluvial.
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    • Another commentator, the Malbim, explains the shift from a physical perspective: The post-diluvian era was marked by a general weakening of the human condition.
    • In this diluvian world the little church where grandmother used to sing in the choir is a source merely of unwelcome and finally fatal intrusions.
    • I suppose putting them at work wasn't such a bad idea, living in an old church brings to mind ancient floods, and I'm sure there's more than a shred of truth in the story behind the biblical diluvian fantasy.

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