Adjective "Neolithic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Neolithic


    Definition:

    1. (sometimes lowercase) Anthropology. of, relating to, or characteristic of the last phase of the Stone Age, marked by the domestication of animals, the development of agriculture, and the manufacture of pottery and textiles: commonly thought to have begun c9000–8000 b.c. in the Middle East.Compare Mesolithic, Paleolithic.

    2. (usually lowercase) belonging to or remaining from an earlier era; outdated; passé.

    Origin:
    Neolithic

    Examples:

    "periods can be neolithic."

    "times can be neolithic."

    "ages can be neolithic."

    "settlements can be neolithic."

    "revolutions can be neolithic."

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