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For that he incurred the criticism of historians and others who claimed he did not understand the purpose of history, which is to understand the human endeavors of an era on its own terms, not with anachronistic hindsight.With Steven Weinberg’s death, physics loses a titan|Tom Siegfried|July 25, 2021|Science News
Transmissions with only four speeds, wheels with five lug nuts, and a solid rear axle all seem highly anachronistic to fans of most other types of motorsport.NASCAR ditches decades of tradition for its Next Gen race car|Jonathan M. Gitlin|May 6, 2021|Ars Technica
Amateur-radio enthusiasts are used to being maligned as defenders of some anachronistic pastime, a retro social network for retired vets and lo-fi tech buffs.
When schools closed in March, teachers immediately stepped in to fill the gaps left when our paper-based instructional materials became anachronistic overnight.Teacher: What Americans keep getting wrong about our unions during the pandemic|Valerie Strauss|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
The boys’ music lessons, to Peter, seemed woefully, almost willfully anachronistic, a literal fiddling while Rome or Los Angeles burned.The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try.|by Elizabeth Weil|January 25, 2021|ProPublica
With his anachronistic attitude toward the biblical story, Bale is just following the lead of his director.Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The name change, it said, smacked of “anachronistic imperialist ambitions.”The Pope and the Queen to Square up Over Falklands|Tom Kington|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The term I did use—“molly”—was even slightly anachronistic, and more common in England than it was in America.
You seem keenly aware of the anachronistic nature of gender identity.
In the midst of this maelstrom came a strange and determinedly anachronistic new novel by William Goldman.American Dreams, 1973: The Princess Bride by William Goldman|Nathaniel Rich|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She has neglected no source which would throw light upon this very anachronistic epoch.
Anachronistic, non-standard, and inconsistent spellings retained as printed.Life Aboard a British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne|Robert C. Leslie
I don't mind Slith so much, he's only a little anachronistic reptile, a descendent of happier days in dinosaurial dawndom.Futuria Fantasia, Spring 1940|Various
A lead-gray British cruiser swings below them, an anachronistic Chinese gunboat lower still.Drugging a Nation|Samuel Merwin
It is anachronistic and does not agree with the views now generally accepted by historical students.