asynchronism

or a·syn·chro·ny

[ey-sing-kruh-niz-uh m]

noun

a lack of synchronism or coincidence in time.

Nearby words

  1. asymptomatic,
  2. asymptote,
  3. asymptotic,
  4. asymptotic freedom,
  5. asynapsis,
  6. asynchronous,
  7. asynchronous transmission,
  8. asynclitism,
  9. asyndesis,
  10. asyndetic

Origin of asynchronism

First recorded in 1870–75; a-6 + synchronism

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British Dictionary definitions for asynchronies

asynchronism

noun

a lack of synchronism; occurrence at different times
Derived Formsasynchronous, adjectiveasynchronously, adverb

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