ahistorical ahistorical

Definition(s):

  • (adj) unconcerned with or unrelated to history or to historical development or to tradition

Usage(s):

  1. The outside world paid scant attention to these ahistorical curios.
  2. Like 99% of his compatriots, he might have just dusted himself off at war's end, said his 20 Hail Marys, and gone about joining the blithely ahistorical postwar boom.

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Quotes

  1. "This cynical and ahistorical comment by the Russian ambassador should be repudiated by his own government," Burns said responding to questions in an online discussion.
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Nicholas Burns Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The West is being unscientific and ahistorical, what needs to be understood is that if this experiment fails, we have no cheaper alternative, no cheaper option," said Biti. "I speak as one, the only thing the struggle has not done to me is...
    on May 27, 2009 By: Tendai Biti Source: Voice of America

  3. "There's no recent history of a stable Afghanistan caused by a strong central government, so let's stop trying to create something that is totally ahistorical," Jones said.
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Seth Jones Source: eTaiwan News

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