anachronistic

[uh-nak-ruh-nis-tik]

adjective

pertaining to or containing an anachronism.

Nearby words

  1. anacardiaceous,
  2. anacharis,
  3. anachorism,
  4. anachronic,
  5. anachronism,
  6. anachronous,
  7. anachrony,
  8. anacidity,
  9. anaclasis,
  10. anaclastic

Also a·nach·ro·nis·ti·cal.

Origin of anachronistic

First recorded in 1765–75; anachron(ism) + -istic

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Word Origin and History for anachronistic

anachronistic

adj.

1775; see anachronism + -istic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper