Anachronism

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->False estimate of time.
<- N
PARAG:Anachronism->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ anachronism
anachronism
metachronism
parachronism
prochronism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ prolepsis
prolepsis
misdate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ anticipation
anticipation
antichronism
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ disregard of time
disregard of time
neglect of time
oblivion of time
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ intempestivity
intempestivity
&c. 135
PARAG:Anachronism->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ misdate
misdate
antedate
postdate
backdate
overdate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ anticipate
anticipate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take no note of time
take no note of time
lose track of time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ anachronize
anachronize
PARAG:Anachronism->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ misdated
misdated
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ undated
undated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ overdue
overdue
past due
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ out of date
out of date

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • anachronism — anachronism, solecism are occasionally used interchangeably to mean something that does not properly belong to the setting or background in which it is placed and that is incongruous with it. More specifically, anachronism implies a mistake in… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Anachronism — An*ach ro*nism, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to refer to a wrong time, to confound times; ? + ? time: cf. F. anachronisme.] A misplacing or error in the order of time; an error in chronology by which events are misplaced in regard to each other, esp. one by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anachronism — (n.) 1640s, an error in computing time or finding dates, from L. anachronismus, from Gk. anakhronismos, from anakhronizein refer to wrong time, from ana against (see ANA (Cf. ana )) + khronos time, of uncertain origin. Meaning something out of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • anachronism — [n] error in time placement chronological error, metachronism, misdate, misplacement, postdate, prolepsis, solecism; concept 818 …   New thesaurus

  • anachronism — ► NOUN 1) a thing belonging to a period other than the one in which it exists. 2) the placing of something in the wrong historical period. DERIVATIVES anachronistic adjective anachronistically adverb. ORIGIN from Greek ana backwards + khronos… …   English terms dictionary

  • anachronism — [ə nak′rə niz΄əm] n. [MGr anachronismos < anachronizein, to refer to a wrong time < Gr ana , against + chronos, time] 1. the representation of something as existing or occurring at other than its proper time, esp. earlier 2. anything that… …   English World dictionary

  • Anachronism — An anachronism (from the Greek ana ανά , against, anti , and chronos χρόνος , time ) is anything that is temporally incongruous in the time period it has been placed in mdash;that is, it appears in a temporal context in which it seems… …   Wikipedia

  • anachronism — anachronically /an euh kron ik lee/, adv. /euh nak reuh niz euhm/, n. 1. something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time, esp. a thing or person that belongs to an earlier time: The sword is an anachronism in… …   Universalium

  • anachronism — [[t]ənæ̱krənɪzəm[/t]] anachronisms 1) N COUNT You say that something is an anachronism when you think that it is out of date or old fashioned. In this day and age the dowry with all its attendant cruelties is an anachronism. 2) N COUNT An… …   English dictionary

  • anachronism — UK [əˈnækrəˌnɪz(ə)m] / US [əˈnækrəˌnɪzəm] noun [countable] Word forms anachronism : singular anachronism plural anachronisms something that is no longer suitable for or relevant to modern times She regards the marriage ceremony as a quaint… …   English dictionary

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