anachrony

[ uh-nak-ruh-nee ]
/ əˈnæk rə ni /

noun, plural a·nach·ro·nies.

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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OTHER WORDS FROM anachrony

an·a·chron·ic [an-uh-kron-ik] /ˌæn əˈkrɒn ɪk/, adjective
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