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Definition of "ahistorical" []

  • Unconcerned with or unrelated to history, historical development, or tradition: "All of this is totally ahistorical. There is virtually no evidence in the historical record to support any of it” ( Heritage Foundation Reports). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ahistorical" in a sentence
  • "That is, the temple both embodies occidental culture's pitting of human history (world) against an earth that is conceived of as being "ahistorical," and brings these domains into an antagonistic "belonging to one another" (174)."
  • "* A further commenter decries her post as "ahistorical," and takes what we might call the commonsense view: states don't kill people; people kill people."
  • "Krauze wrote that it was "ahistorical" to claim that "intelligent design was invented by a Christian lawyer in the 80s.""