Definition of "anachronistic" [an•ach•ro•nis•tic]

  • Erroneous in date; containing an anachronism; in a wrong time. (adjective)
  • Having an opinion of the past; preferring things or values of the past; behind the times; over-conservative. (adjective)

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Use "anachronistic" in a sentence
  • "One that already sounds anachronistic is Cleggmania, alongside its cousin its cousin, Cleggstasy, both of which only seem to be referred to in the past tense in common parlance these days."
  • "Year upon year critics predict couture's demise, calling anachronistic an art form that generates little or no money in a profit-driven industry."
  • "It's also a way of feeling less anachronistic, which is why a lot of fiction writers are into Twitter."