asynchronism

or a·syn·chro·ny

[ ey-sing-kruh-niz-uh m ]
/ eɪˈsɪŋ krəˌnɪz əm /

noun

a lack of synchronism or coincidence in time.

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Origin of asynchronism

First recorded in 1870–75; a-6 + synchronism
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British Dictionary definitions for asynchronism

asynchronism
/ (æˈsɪŋkrəˌnɪzəm, eɪ-) /

noun

a lack of synchronism; occurrence at different times

Derived forms of asynchronism

asynchronous, adjectiveasynchronously, adverb
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