Word Meaning

A thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, especially a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned

Part Of Speech:



Misplacement   Prolepsis   Solecism   Chronological   Error  


Synchronal   Synchronic   Synchronous  


  • Regrettably the United States is burdened with an anachronism called the Electoral College reflecting the mistrust of small states for large ones.

  • Some like to dismiss her as a stodgy anachronism in her sensible shoes and with her sensible handbags.

  • Mnemonics

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      Saurabh A V

      "an-anchor-criticism" - An anchor faced a lot of criticism for telecasting highly 'inappropriate and old' content in the famous show, and now that anchor won't let you forget this word!

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