Atavistic in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Atavistic

suggesting the reappearance of traits or characteristics of an ancestor or primitive object

Examples of Atavistic in a sentence

Not surprisingly, Jake was an atavistic alcoholic like his father.  πŸ”Š

The bird’s unusually large beak was an atavistic mutation that had previously only been seen in primitive bird species.  πŸ”Š

In the early 1900s, the two families decided to stop the atavistic war their ancestors had started half a century ago.  πŸ”Š

The young software engineer found it difficult to unravel the atavistic code written in an outdated programming language.  πŸ”Š

While the new laptop has a few atavistic features of its predecessor, it also has new elements such as an improved central processing unit.  πŸ”Š

The smell of the freshly baked chocolate chip cookies triggered atavistic memories of my youth.  πŸ”Š

Can you believe the defense attorney claimed his racist client was not guilty because of an atavistic trait that made him predisposed to hate?  πŸ”Š

The dog made an atavistic scream that sounded much like the howl of its wolf-like ancestor.  πŸ”Š

Under the dark moon, the voodoo princess conducted an atavistic rite of tribute that had been taught to her by her great grandmother.  πŸ”Š

Although the tiger seemed subdued as it followed its trainer’s commands, it never lost its atavistic urge to kill.  πŸ”Š

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