Definitions

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  • adv. Into the past; moving backwards in time.

Etymologies

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past +‎ -wards

Examples

  • Less entropy in one “direction” (pastwards), more in the other direction (futurewards).

    Incompatible Arrows, III: Lewis Carroll

  • Well, hardly a week went by that someone didn't propose shutting down the ambassadorships; they'd talk about how the future kept on leaking pastwards, and if we thought 1975 looked bad, imagine life in 1492 once the future reached it!

    A Place so Foreign

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