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synonyms for anachronisms

  • misplacement
  • prolepsis
  • solecism
  • chronological error
  • metachronism
  • misdate
  • postdate
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How to use anachronisms in a sentence

No editor could possibly tinker it into the whole which we possess; none could steer clear of many absurd anachronisms.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
The late Homeric rhapsodists avoided such tempting anachronisms.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
If this were so, the relative rarity of "anachronisms" and of modernisms in language in the Homeric poems is explained.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
Virgil made no such attempt in the neid, of which, notwithstanding the manners abound in anachronisms of detail.
STUDIES ON HOMER AND THE HOMERIC AGE, VOL. 1 OF 3W. E. GLADSTONE
Ludicrous anachronisms, not unlike those experienced by Alice in her looking-glass journey, are occasioned by this practice.
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL
But the poets were not careful archæologists, and regarded anachronisms as genially as did Shakespeare or Scott.
THE HOMERIC HYMNSANDREW LANG
Powdered footmen serving modern coffee seemed here like anachronisms in livery.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
Any trifling anachronisms or inconsistencies, which sometimes occurred, never troubled him in the least.
THE ISLAND HOMERICHARD ARCHER
The reason is not apparent, especially since the transposition involves Luke in some anachronisms.
SOURCES OF THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELSCARL S. PATTON
The two former are lost, and most scholars deny the authenticity of the Tabula on the ground of material and verbal anachronisms.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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