How to use "anachronism" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "anachronism" in popular movie and book plots

  • In segment four, a brief clip from Falling Hare is shown as Bugs explains that he was a test pilot assigned to a supersonic aircraft (an anachronism since it wasn't until 1947 that genuinely supersonic aircraft were developed).  - His Hare-Raising Tale
  • A journalistic anachronism at a time when media houses have become mouthpieces for corporate houses.  - Thalaimagan
  • The film includes a number of memory flashbacks, as well as many pop songs played on the son's transistor radio (including Michael Learns to Rock's "That's Why You Go Away", which is an anachronism given that the film is set in the early 1980s).  - Postmen in the Mountains
  • This act of the presentation purports that Lee was learning karate to live up to the legacy of his great grandfather, who was "one of China's greatest Samurai masters" (an anachronism as China did not actually have Samurai, these were in fact Japanese warriors).  - Fist of Fear, Touch of Death
  • It starts by eating a fly, then a kitten, Chester's wife, and then Chester himself (while, in an intentional anachronism by the film makers, he is watching a television broadcast of the film The Blob).  - Beware! The Blob
  • He sees Highway as an anachronism in the "new" Marine Corps, and assigns him to shape up the reconnaissance platoon.  - Heartbreak Ridge
  • One notable anachronism is Edmund´s title, Duke of Edinburgh, as Scotland was an independent kingdom ruled by a different royal house from its inception in the ninth century until 1603 (with the exception of some periods during the turmoil of the Scottish Wars of Independence) though given that this is an alternate history, it is possible that Henry Tudor falsified the history of Scotland as well.  - The Black Adder
  • The game takes place on Anachronox (a portmanteau of anachronism and noxious, meaning "poison from the past"), a small planet floating inside a huge artificial sphere known as Sender One.  - Anachronox

Example sentences for "anachronism" in interesting articles

  • Obviously, Americans two centuries ago didn’t point spotlights at their buildings (and therefore enjoyed the extinct pleasure of seeing those buildings by moonlight and starlight), yet I would bet that most of my town’s residents, if they think about it at all, consider lighting up an old New England church not an offensive anachronism but almost a matter of civic duty.  - The Dark Side: Making War on Light Pollution (2007)
  • They said, “You know, we’re sponsored by a copying machine company, Xerox, and so we simply cannot say that even in the abstract copying will become obsolete.” So, in a sense, it was an anachronism used to please a sponsor.  - Jaron Lanier: We're Being Enslaved by Free Information
  • To its proponents, MUMPS allows for a one of a kind synthesis of programming and database management, \u003Ca href=\"http:\u002F\\u002Farticles\u002FA_Case_of_the_MUMPS\" target=\"_blank\"\u003Ewhile to to its detractors\u003C\u002Fa\u003E, it's a bizarre anachronism with little connection to the evolution and innovation taking place elsewhere in programming.  - MUMPS, the Archaic Health-Care Programming Language

Meaning of "anachronism" in English

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

Meaning of "anachronism" in Hindi

  • तिथि व समय की अशुद्धता ( Tithi v samay ki ashuddhata, tithi va samay kee ashuddhataa, tithi w samay ki ashuddhata)
  • कालभ्रम ( Kalabhram, kaalabhram)
  • काल निरूपण से भ्रम ( Kal nirupan se bhram, kaal niroopan se bhram)

Synonyms of "anachronism"

  • mistiming
  • misdating

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