definition of anachronic by The Free Dictionary

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a·nach·ro·ny

 (ə-năk′rə-nē)

n.

Discrepancy between the chronological order of events and the order in which they are related in a plot.



an′a·chron′ic (ăn′ə-krŏn′ĭk) adj.

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anachronic

(ˌænəˈkrɒnɪk) or

anachronical

adj

out of chronological order or out of date

[C19: see anachronism]

ˌanaˈchronically adv

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

Adj. 1. anachronic - chronologically misplacedanachronic – chronologically misplaced; “English public schools are anachronistic”

asynchronous – not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase

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