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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /


  • anachronistic anachronistic  /ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk/ ?  chronologically misplaced

    anachronistic meaning(s) 

    • (adj) chronologically misplaced


    anachronistic usage(s)

    1. An article described the bullfights as anachronistic and violation of animal rights.
    2. Derek's attire may have been anachronistic but his speech was very relevant and topical.
  • anachronistically anachronistically  in an anachronistic manner
  • anachronous anachronous  /ə ˈnæ krə nəs/ ?  chronologically misplaced
  • anacin iii anacin iii  an analgesic for mild pain but not for inflammation; also used as an antipyretic;…
  • anaclinal anaclinal  of valleys and rivers; progressing in a direction opposite to the dip in surrounding…
  • anaclisis anaclisis  (psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others; especially…
  • anaclitic anaclitic  of or related to relationships that are characterized by the strong dependence…
  • anaclitic depression anaclitic depression  severe and progressive depression in infants who lose their…
  • anacolutha anacolutha  /ˌæ nə kə ˈlu θə/ ?  an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure…
  • anacoluthia anacoluthia  an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure to another
  • anacoluthic anacoluthic  of or related to syntactic inconsistencies of the sort known as anacoluthons
  • anacoluthon anacoluthon  /ˌæ nə kə ˈlu θɑn/ ?  an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structure…
  • anaconda anaconda  /ˌæ nə ˈkɑn də/ ?  large arboreal boa of tropical South America
  • anacyclus anacyclus  a Spanish pellitory
  • anacyclus pyrethrum anacyclus pyrethrum  a small Mediterranean plant containing a volatile oil once used…
  • anadama bread anadama bread  a yeast-raised bread made of white flour and cornmeal and molasses
  • anadenanthera anadenanthera  2 species of tropical American shrubs or trees
  • anadenanthera colubrina anadenanthera colubrina  Brazilian shrub having twice-pinnate leaves and small spicate…
  • anadiplosis anadiplosis  repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the beginning of the…
  • anadromous anadromous  migrating from the sea to fresh water to spawn
  • anaemia anaemia  /ə ˈni mjə/ ?  a lack of vitality
  • anaemic anaemic  /ə ˈni mɪk/ ?  relating to anemia or suffering from anemia
  • anaerobe anaerobe  /ˈæ nə ˌroʊb/ ?  an organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or…
  • anaerobic anaerobic  /ˌæ nə ˈroʊ bɪk/ ?  living or active in the absence of free oxygen
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