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ahistorical

[ ey-hi-stawr-i-kuhl, -stor-i-kuhl ]

adjective

  1. without concern for history or historical development; indifferent to tradition.


ahistorical

/ ˌeɪhɪsˈtɒrɪkəl /

adjective

  1. not related to history; not historical


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ahistorical1

First recorded in 1925–30; a- 6 + historical

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Example Sentences

It’s why you have folks like Vance leaning into an ahistorical understanding of American politics while pushing rhetoric that has a distinct whiff of yesteryear’s populist Know Nothings.

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These are disappointingly ahistorical assessments from such a fine historian, one who has now given Americans reason to restore economic history to its rightful place in the study of the past and our understanding of the present.

A noisier set complained about the ahistorical choices of certain fabrics and colors or men forgoing dancing gloves at balls.

Beyond its ahistorical bent, it also misses two other issues.

And the spasms of Republican recrimination have been profoundly ahistorical.

In fact, the Tea-fueled Republican resistance to Obama's approach is both consistent with history, and dangerously ahistorical.

Instead, sadly, he produced this one-sided, ahistorical tantrum.

Yet the notion that Barak “decimated the Israeli peace camp” is ahistorical at best.

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