atavistic

Definition of atavistic

adj.1.displaying characteristics of a previous cultural era or of a previous ancestral form; displaying atavism

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aboriginal, ancestral, antepatriarchal, autochthonous, bodily, born, coeval, congenital, connatal, connate, connatural, constitutional, genetic, hereditary, humanoid, in the blood, inborn, inbred, incarnate, indigenous, inherited, innate, instinctive, instinctual, native, native to, natural, natural to, organic, patriarchal, physical, preadamite, preglacial, prehistoric, prehuman, primal, prime, primeval, primitive, primogenial, primoprimitive, primordial, pristine, protohistoric, protohuman, reactionary, recessive, recidivist, recidivous, regressive, retrograde, retrogressive, retrorse, retroverse, returnable, reversible, reversional, reversionary, revertible, revulsionary, temperamental
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