Anachronism

by Rachael Davis

n. A person or thing out of place in a historical period or sequence of events

A person, custom, or idea considered out-of-date.


Synonyms:

  • out-of-date
  • antiquated
  • ancient

Antonyms:

  • current
  • modern
  • new

When I went to an antique store, I saw an anachronistic typewriter.

Some people still travel by train, which others think is an anachronism.

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"Downton Abbey" Anachronism Watch