How to use "atavism" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "atavism" in popular movie and book plots

  • Sex is considered an atavism by them, an unwelcome relic of the past; a male is regarded as nothing more than a he-goat, and villages are being "overcome" one by one unawares (drowned, together with the males), in a slow but unrelenting action.  - Snail on the Slope
  • Stress atavism is a condition in which the primal traits and instincts of recently uplifted beings begin to reemerge due to stress, and in this case the pressures of space travel and war.  - Temptation (novella)

Meaning of "atavism" in English

  • a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

Meaning of "atavism" in Hindi

  • पिछली स्थिति में होना ( Pichhali sthiti men hona, pichhalee sthiti men honaa)

Synonyms of "atavism"

  • throwback
  • reversion

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