Definition of Anachronous

1. Adjective. Chronologically misplaced. "English public schools are anachronistic"




Definition of Anachronous

1. a. Containing an anachronism; anachronistic.

Definition of Anachronous

1. Adjective. anachronistic ¹

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Definition of Anachronous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anachronous

anachoretic
anachorets
anachorite
anachorites
anachronic
anachronical
anachronism
anachronisms
anachronistic
anachronistical
anachronistically
anachronize
anachronized
anachronizes
anachronizing
anachronous (current term)
anachronously
anacidity
anaclases
anaclasis
anaclastic
anaclastics
anaclinal
anaclises
anaclisis
anaclitic
anaclitic depression
anaclitic psychotherapy
anaclitisms

Literary usage of Anachronous

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"But this is, I am sure, a most exceptional case, and quite anachronous. The spirit of the scientist is not the intolerant spirit of the partisan. ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"... in an anachronous dress of modern harmony and rhythm, suggesting the idea of Pythagoras in a periwig ; but, at any rate, they are no more incongruous in ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1907)
"This simple and orderly development of thought among the ancients is in melancholy contrast to the disconnected and anachronous views still prevalent on ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1902)
"... libraries, and clubs, such uses for these stately palaces seem anachronous, and we involuntarily associate them with the famous Order of the past, ..."

5. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1908)
"... highest histrionic effort by the inadequate scenery, the anachronous costumes, and the immediate criticism of a most free-speaking body of spectators. ..."

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