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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anachronic, anachronous, anachronistic(adj)

    chronologically misplaced

    "English public schools are anachronistic"


  1. anachronistic(Adjective)

    Erroneous in date; containing an anachronism; in a wrong time.

    If you know where to look in the movie, you can spot an anachronistic wrist watch on one of the Roman soldiers.

  2. anachronistic(Adjective)

    having an opinion of the past; preferring things or values of the past; behind the times; over-conservative.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anachronistic(adj)

    erroneous in date; containing an anachronism

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anachronistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anachronistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of anachronistic in a Sentence

  1. Hun Sen:

    The CPP has become more and more anachronistic.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    [His promise is] irrelevant, it's anachronistic, it's obsolete.

  3. Oren Segal:

    Even within the white supremacist movement, they’re seen as anachronistic, they’re often a small group of people ... and they tend to fade away due to their inability to organize.

  4. Erich Fromm:

    If faith cannot be reconciled with rational thinking, it has to be eliminated as an anachronistic remnant of earlier stages of culture and replaced by science dealing with facts and theories which are intelligible and can be validated.

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