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How to use anachronous in a sentence

I like them to stalk, like the ghosts that they are—our modern passioning seems a bit anachronous in them.
THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
There need be nothing anachronous or archæological about a performance of Œdipus at Covent Garden.
POT-BOILERSCLIVE BELL
Ducks also in mid-May serried the skies in utterly anachronous skeins—reminiscent of winter.
UNEXPLORED SPAINABEL CHAPMAN
The bill was, however, returned “Ignoramus,” and the use of the name was probably anachronous.
CAPTAIN RICHARD INGLEEDWARD INGLE
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WORDS RELATED TO ANACHRONOUS

  • anachronous
  • antiquated
  • antique
  • archaic
  • back number
  • dated
  • démodé
  • has-been
  • moth-eaten
  • obsolete
  • old
  • old hat
  • out
  • out-of-date
  • out-of-style
  • outmoded
  • passé
  • square
  • tired
  • unfashionable
  • vintage
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