Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating or pertaining to Adam or to his descendants: as, the Adamic world; Adamic descent.
  • Resembling Adam before the fall; naked; unclothed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Adam, or resembling him.
  • adjective a name given to common red clay, from a notion that Adam means red earth.

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Examples

  • They were the pre-adamic fig leaf of nature before the first Eve wore that leaf as her own crown of petals. (p. 117)

    Vitro Nasu » 2009 » March

  • They were the pre-adamic fig leaf of nature before the first Eve wore that leaf as her own crown of petals. (p. 117)

    Irving Weiss & Sens-Plastique by Malcolm de Chazal

  • Current Music: crown me king- pre-adamic astronauts7 gunslingers | crown me king

    mordicai: crown me king!

  • Humorously, the Amazon page for “who is adam” contains mostly a debate between the people heaping lavish praise on the book, and some people denouncing the book as “anti-Biblical evolutionistic progressivism where millions of years of pre-adamic life lived and died, killed and were hunted as prey and predator leaving gradual fossil remains before the Fall into sin”.

    Dressing Up ID Is No Substitute for Real Science - The Panda's Thumb

  • By natural living is not meant the discarding of the graces of civilization and roaming about in adamic costume, living on the foods as they are found in forest and field, without preparation.

    Maintaining Health Formerly Health and Efficiency

  • It looked so harsh, so millennial-old, so antediluvian and pre-adamic!

    Over Prairie Trails

  • I can truthfully say that I lived a sanctified life; I did not possess adamic nor angelic perfection, but perfect love.

    My life and work,

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