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Adamic

[uh-dam-ik, ad-uh-mik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or suggestive of Adam.
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Also A·dam·i·cal.

Origin of Adamic

First recorded in 1650–60; Adam + -ic
Related formsA·dam·i·cal·ly, adverbpost-A·dam·ic, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • 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.

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

  • 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