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See definition of anachronistic on Dictionary.com
  • as inobsolete
  • as inoutmoded
  • as inuntimely

synonyms for anachronistic

  • antiquated
  • archaic
  • out-of-date
  • outmoded
  • ancient
  • antediluvian
  • antique
  • bygone
  • dated
  • dead
  • dead and gone
  • dinosaur
  • discarded
  • disused
  • done for
  • dusty
  • extinct
  • fossil
  • gone
  • had it
  • has-been
  • horse and buggy
  • kaput
  • moldy
  • moth-eaten
  • old
  • old-fashioned
  • old-hat
  • old-school
  • out
  • out-of-fashion
  • outworn
  • passé
  • stale
  • superannuated
  • superseded
  • timeworn
  • unfashionable
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antonyms for anachronistic

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  • current
  • modern
  • new
  • contemporary
  • in vogue
  • present
  • up-to-date
  • popular
  • fresh
  • present
  • new
  • up-to-date
  • current
  • modern
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How to use anachronistic in a sentence

For that he incurred the criticism of historians and others who claimed he did not understand the purpose of history, which is to understand the human endeavors of an era on its own terms, not with anachronistic hindsight.
WITH STEVEN WEINBERG’S DEATH, PHYSICS LOSES A TITANTOM SIEGFRIEDJULY 25, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Transmissions with only four speeds, wheels with five lug nuts, and a solid rear axle all seem highly anachronistic to fans of most other types of motorsport.
NASCAR DITCHES DECADES OF TRADITION FOR ITS NEXT GEN RACE CARJONATHAN M. GITLINMAY 6, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Amateur-radio enthusiasts are used to being maligned as defenders of some anachronistic pastime, a retro social network for retired vets and lo-fi tech buffs.
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When schools closed in March, teachers immediately stepped in to fill the gaps left when our paper-based instructional materials became anachronistic overnight.
TEACHER: WHAT AMERICANS KEEP GETTING WRONG ABOUT OUR UNIONS DURING THE PANDEMICVALERIE STRAUSSFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The boys’ music lessons, to Peter, seemed woefully, almost willfully anachronistic, a literal fiddling while Rome or Los Angeles burned.
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS WORSE THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE. HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU TRY.BY ELIZABETH WEILJANUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
For fans of the current team, this might seem some combination of anachronistic and silly, the star running back wearing elaborate costumes and assuming bizarre personas for his weekly Thursday sessions with reporters.
WASHINGTON’S LAST PLAYOFF WIN CAME 15 YEARS AGO. THAT FELT LIKE A BEGINNING, TOO.BARRY SVRLUGAJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Cases of wills being hastily inscribed on physical objects are becoming increasingly anachronistic.
WOULD YOU WRITE YOUR LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT ON A NAPKIN?FIONA ZUBLINDECEMBER 16, 2020OZY
She has neglected no source which would throw light upon this very anachronistic epoch.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
Anachronistic, non-standard, and inconsistent spellings retained as printed.
LIFE ABOARD A BRITISH PRIVATEER IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ANNEROBERT C. LESLIE
I don't mind Slith so much, he's only a little anachronistic reptile, a descendent of happier days in dinosaurial dawndom.
FUTURIA FANTASIA, SPRING 1940VARIOUS
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