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anachronism

uh na kruh ni zuhm

  • n  something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred
  • n  an artifact that belongs to another time
  • n  a person who seems to be displaced in time; who belongs to another age

  • In this day of bullet trains and metro the tramcar appears to be ana anachronism.
  • Before a Lyons court stood the most famous collaborationist yet brought to trial in Francebearded, brilliant Charles Maurras, political anachronism, polemicist, poet, member of.
  • The controversies surrounding some of the recent gubernatorial appointments to vacant Senate seats make it painfully clear that such appointments are an anachronism that must end.
News & Articles

  • Florence Welch Looked Like a GoT Character
    Yesterday in London at a preview party for the Royal Academy of Arts, the singer posed near the neon carpet, looking like an anachronism. Welch resembled a romanticized "lady" from the Middle Ages (or the fictional world of Westeros), with her red hair swept up into an impressive crown braid. But she ... More »
    June 6, 2013 - New York Magazine
Quotes

  • Des Browne in BBC News
    But Mr Browne said: "I don't accept for a moment that the long tradition of the Royal Family serving in the military is in any sense an anachronism."
  • Russ Feingold in United Press International
    The controversies surrounding some of the recent gubernatorial appointments to vacant Senate seats make it painfully clear that such appointments are an anachronism that must end,Feingold said. "In 1913, the Seventeenth Amendment to the...
  • John Lennon in The Age
    We want to send a clear message to abolish the ABCC,Unions NSW secretary Mark Lennon told the rally. "It's an anachronism from the Howard-Costello years, it doesn't belong here, it is not just, it is not fair and it is time it goes."

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