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Definition of "unhistorical" []

  • Taking little or no account of history. (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 "unhistorical" in a sentence
  • ""If we can dismiss as 'unhistorical' most of the Gospels 'Jesus of Christianity, what can we of faithful Israel save of our rabbi, Moses, for Judaism?" asks Rabbi Jacob Neusner, a distinguished Talmudist at the University of South Florida in Tampa."
  • "But it would be grossly unhistorical to suggest that his was a lonely protest."
  • "Occasionally the production goes over the top, as in Mary's physical assault on her cousin in their unhistorical encounter at Fotheringay."