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  • adj. Not historical.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ historical

Examples

  • "But what we watch is a medium which presents information in a form that renders it simplistic, nonsubstantive, nonhistorical and noncontextual," writes Postman.

    John W. Whitehead: Gods Made in Our Image: Politicians As Entertainers

  • I know that in my time, I've tried out a huge variety of games from an equally large number of historical periods and a few nonhistorical ones as well...

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • However, the events depicted in this book are imaginary, and the names of nonhistorical persons or events are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • Any resemblance of such nonhistorical persons or events to actual ones is purely coincidental.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • The Bible includes historical, nonhistorical, and quasi-historical materials, which sometimes appear very close to one another in the text.

    The Bible Unearthed

  • (Keats's Urn); the alienation between the human and its own commodities (Stevens's Jar); the conflict between a moribund social order and the monstrous revolutionary "others" that threaten it (Shelley's Medusa); the gap between a historical epic obsessed with war and a vision of the everyday, nonhistorical order of human life that provides a framework for

    Ekphrasis and the Other

  • Any resemblance of such nonhistorical incidents, places, or figures to actual events or locales or persons living or dead is entirely coincidental.

    Surrender A Dream

  • Any resemblance of such nonhistorical incidents, places, or figures to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.

    The Princess

  • Any resemblance of such nonhistorical incidents, places or figures to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.

    MEMORY’S EMBRACE

  • He has become, in the years since, a kind of impossible object: a nonhistorical historian, an anti-humanistic human scientist, and a counter-structuralist structuralist.

    Stir Crazy

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