One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or involving anachronism.‘an anachronic atmosphere in which time seems to have stood still’
- ‘Curiously anachronic, this sonic cross breeding soon becomes totally confusing as the human ear fails to clearly distinguish between the input from the orchestra and that of Passamonte's live box.’
- ‘In a world where technology has invaded every minute aspect of our lives, their music seems somewhat anachronic.’
- ‘The result is an anachronic set of dialogues between introspective, idealistic, pragmatic and educated-sounding American characters.’
- ‘Its been clear to me that my mind is focused on other things mostly boring or somewhat anachronic.’
- ‘So, the arrival of this album could appear slightly anachronic, yet it proves to be more than just an innocent journey through time.’
- ‘It comes as a complete surprise and appears as a totally anachronic project put in context of both the current music scene and of his previous outputs.’
- ‘Incongruous and anachronic, it is certainly all this and more.’
- ‘It is however not anachronic for him to return to his roots in such an obvious way.’
- ‘The lack of adaptive value of long spines in E. acida suggests this trait might be better considered anachronic to parasitism, if demonstration of its adaptive value against parasitism in the past is provided.’
- ‘They can be distinguished for their wide hats and somewhat anachronic looking outfit.’
- ‘Our effort to excavate the anachronic underhistory of the work of art is therefore by its nature a challenge to enlightened historical models.’
- ‘Although some of them inspired fear and were somewhat anachronic for the pantheon of the fifth century, they were not regarded pejoratively or malignantly.’
Early 19th century: from anachronism, on the pattern of pairs such as synchronism, synchronic.
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