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anachrony

[uh-nak-ruh-nee]
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noun, plural a·nach·ro·nies.
  1. a discrepancy between the order of events in a story and the order in which they are presented in the plot: Anachronies are either flashbacks or flashforwards.
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Related formsan·a·chron·ic [an-uh-kron-ik] /ˌæn əˈkrɒn ɪk/, adjective
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anachronic

anachronical

adjective
  1. out of chronological order or out of date
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Derived Formsanachronically, adverb

Word Origin

C19: see anachronism
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