pertaining to or containing an .
“His films are brassy, anachronistic,” says Rex Roberts, associate editor with Film International.
‘Great Gatsby’ Reviewers Divided: Is Baz Luhrmann a Good Director? Kevin Fallon May 8, 2013
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 6, 2014
His conduct is boorish and intemperate; his views are anachronistic and absurd; his moral authority is zilch.
Remove a Stain on the Supreme Court by Impeaching Justice Scalia David R. Dow December 13, 2012
But Boulay is making no anachronistic attempt to forge links between Tarzan and early Modernism.
The Original Sexy Beast Anthony Haden-Guest July 1, 2009
Why, according to Judt, Israel constitutes the only anachronistic nation-state, remains a mystery.
Deep Unfairness Steven Bayme April 24, 2012
It is anachronistic and does not agree with the views now generally accepted by historical students.
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918 Various
If there had been anyone there to see she would have made a most anachronistic bride.
Excuse Me! Rupert Hughes
But we will not further celebrate Major Cleaveland’s anachronistic nuptials.
Catholic World, Vol. XIII, April to September, 1871 Various
In a wider sense, all historical writings are anachronistic.
August Strindberg, the Spirit of Revolt L. (Lizzy) Lind-af-Hageby
This anachronistic thinker was the English monk, Roger Bacon.
A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5) Henry Smith Williams
1775; see anachronism + -istic.
misplaced in time; anachronistic.
the abnormal absence of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. anacidity an·a·cid·i·ty (ān’ə-sĭd’ĭ-tē) n. Absence of acidity, especially the absence of hydrochloric acid in the gastric juices.
of or relating to refraction. Historical Examples anaclastic, an-a-klas′tik, adj. pertaining to refraction: bending back. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
flourished 1st century a.d, pope 76–88. Historical Examples Anacletus stayed in Rome, but Innocent crossed the Alps, and a council was summoned at tampes to decide upon his title. The Law of Civilization and Decay Brooks Adams Pope Anacletus speaks of patriarchs, metropolitans, and primates long before they arose. The Rise of the Mediaeval Church […]
adjective (of valleys and similar formations) progressing in a direction opposite to the dip of the surrounding rock strata