Directed or turned backward or downward.
characteristic of an atavist
Of or connected with the reversion of an estate.
Find another word for atavistic. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for atavistic, like: retrorse, throwback, reversional, reversionary, revertible, ineradicable, unthinking, animalistic and ahistorical.