anachronism

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) (US) enPR: ənăkʹrənĭzm or ənăkʹrənĭzəm; IPA (key): /əˈnæ.krə.nɪ.z(ə)m/
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NounEdit

Singular
anachronism

Plural
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  1. (history) Anachronism is when you prematurely or incorrectly juxtapose an event with notions or norms from a different time period.
    Conflating loyalty in a historic theocracy with that of the modern liberal state is anachronism.

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