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Adamic

[uh-dam-ik, ad-uh-mik] /əˈdæm ɪk, ˈæd ə mɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or suggestive of Adam.
Also, Adamical.
Origin of Adamic
1650-1660
First recorded in 1650-60; Adam + -ic
Related forms
Adamically, adverb
post-Adamic, adjective
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  • It was just the place and time for my Adamic air-bath and flesh-brushing from head to foot.

    Complete Prose Works Walt Whitman
  • The voice of the fathers was altogether against the possibility of their Adamic descent.

  • He ascribes the purity of the Adamic church to this condition, and its degeneracy and destruction, to the loss of it.

    History of American Socialisms

    John Humphrey Noyes
  • Therefore he feared not, but with that old Adamic strain in his nature, really yearned for the battle.

    Deerfoot in The Mountains Edward S. Ellis
  • The drawings and jests that did not leave much to be filled out, adorned many a German page with an Adamic candor.

    Villa Elsa Stuart Henry
  • Faith may now be exercised without a jar to the moral life and without embarrassment to the Adamic ego.

    The Pursuit of God A. W. Tozer
  • They express the real nature of the old Adamic man better than a thousand volumes of theology could do.

    The Pursuit of God A. W. Tozer

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