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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that is out of place and time. Someone or something that seems to belong to the past, not the present.

Usage examples (37)
  • The usual AnSaxNet response to anachronism is to scoff at it, not to compete as to who is the most offended.
  • The biggest anachronism is misunderstanding of the phrase “right-wing.”
  • Whether or not these people found solace in his pledge to protect them from anachronism is unknown to me.
  • You might think that the anachronism is a mistake. for more
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