Saturday, 25 June 2016

New Word of the Week - Anachronism

Anachronism

Simple Definition of anachronism:

: something (such as a word, an object, or an event) that is mistakenly placed in a time where it does not belong in a story, movie, etc.

: a person or a thing that seems to belong to the past and not to fit in the present


Full Definition of anachronism:

1: an error in chronology; especially : a chronological misplacing of persons, events, objects, or customs in regard to each other

2: a person or a thing that is chronologically out of place; especially : one from a former age that is incongruous in the present

3: the state or condition of being chronologically out of place


definition from Mirriam-Webster


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