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neanderthal

adjective uk   /niːˈæn.dəˌtɑːl/ us    /-dɚ-/
(of people or beliefs) very old-fashioned and not willing to change: He criticized what he described as the "neanderthal tendencies" of the right wing of the party. disapproving (of people) rude or offensive
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