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asynchronism

or a·syn·chro·ny

[ey-sing-kruh-niz-uh m]
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noun
  1. a lack of synchronism or coincidence in time.

Origin of asynchronism

First recorded in 1870–75; a-6 + synchronism
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Examples from the Web for asynchronism

Historical Examples

  • Asynchronism, a-sin′kro-nizm, n. want of synchronism or correspondence in time.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for asynchronism

asynchronism

noun
  1. a lack of synchronism; occurrence at different times
Derived Formsasynchronous, adjectiveasynchronously, adverb
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