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The usual policy of staying out of foreign conflicts unless absolutely necessary was becoming an anachronism.
HOW THE TRUMAN DOCTRINE TRANSFORMED AMERICA’S ROLE IN THE WORLDA.J. BAIMEDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This rendered the conflict absurd, and religious wars became an anachronism.
THE GREAT ILLUSIONNORMAN ANGELL
In short, Hare's view of the average American is now such an anachronism as to entitle him fairly to be called a freak.
A YEAR IN EUROPEWALTER W. MOORE
The development of production makes the existence of different classes of society thenceforth an anachronism.
SOCIALISM: UTOPIAN AND SCIENTIFICFREDERICK ENGELS
But it is an anachronism to read the ideals of later ages into the doings of the men of the early thirteenth century.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLANDT.F. TOUT
He is an anachronism, a being from another time and world, set down in sleepy Kilronan.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
Tell me, dear lady, how does it feel to be married to an anachronism?
THE GREAT HUNGERJOHAN BOJER
But what is an anachronism of this kind compared to that which involves the principal character in one continued topsy-turveydom?
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
In his desire to give the institution of marriage the highest sanction, the writer of this story perpetrated a gross anachronism.
BIBLE ROMANCESGEORGE W. FOOTE