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1. anachronism

noun. ['əˈnækrəˌnɪzəm'] an artifact that belongs to another time.

Synonyms

  • artifact

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • custom-made

Etymology

  • anachronismus (Latin)
  • ἀναχρονισμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Anachronism

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  • antidisestablishmentarianism
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How do you pronounce anachronism?

Pronounce anachronism as əˈnækrəˌnɪzəm.

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Example sentences of the word anachronism


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some people claim paper money is an anachronism, destined for the scrap heap of history.

2. anachronism

noun. ['əˈnækrəˌnɪzəm'] something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred.

Synonyms

  • misdating
  • timekeeping

Etymology

  • anachronismus (Latin)
  • ἀναχρονισμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. anachronism

noun. ['əˈnækrəˌnɪzəm'] a person who seems to be displaced in time; who belongs to another age.

Synonyms

  • anomaly

Etymology

  • anachronismus (Latin)
  • ἀναχρονισμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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