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  • adj. anachronistic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing an anachronism; anachronistic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Erroneous in date; containing an anachronism; out of date. Equivalent, forms are anachronic, anachronical, anachronistic, and anachronistical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. chronologically misplaced

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Examples

  • That skyscraper which seems to be (an anachronous) LexCorp Tower ...

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  • The concept of blocking the broadcast of a game to encourage live attendance is not a completely foreign or anachronous concept, particularly to NFL fans in Jacksonville this year.

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  • McCain's New TV Ad: Invoking Two Giants of the Imperial Age yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'McCain\'s New TV Ad: Invoking Two Giants of the Imperial Age'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: A new TV ad released by John McCain invokes two heroes from Anglo-American imperial lore, Teddy Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, and provides us with a glimpse into a pompous head filled with anachronous imperial delusions.'

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  • McCain's New TV Ad: Invoking Two Giants of the Imperial Age yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'McCain\'s New TV Ad: Invoking Two Giants of the Imperial Age'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: A new TV ad released by John McCain invokes two heroes from Anglo-American imperial lore, Teddy Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, and provides us with a glimpse into a pompous head filled with fantasy and anachronous imperial delusions.'

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  • You can locate earlier archetypal accessories and added anachronous items.

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  • For government produced information that is law-related and needed by citizens to enforce or discover their legal rights, the added control provided by Crown copyright and prerogative is anachronous and can potentially lead to censorship.

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  • Sometimes Muscarella provides detailed explanations for his conclusions, based on variations in style, aberrations in iconography, or anachronous manufacturing techniques, but often a piece is simply dismissed as a fake with comments such as "disturb us," "seem queer," "a horror," or "as stupid as they come."

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  • No one defends feudalism; it is anachronous and absurd.

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  • While the student should possess enough knowledge of the historic styles and examples of lettering to prevent him from using incongruous or anachronous forms in the same design, historic accuracy need not prevent him from engrafting the characteristics of dissimilar styles upon one another, provided that the results prove harmonious and appropriate.

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  • The “Moon of Delight” is God, eternal Polaris, anachronous never.

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