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Synonyms for anachronistic

chronologically misplaced

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The president understands that we in 2017, and with Cyprus in the EU, do not need anachronistic systems and guarantees from third countries," he said.
You know the revival of death penalty is outdated, anachronistic to the call of the world to abolish death penalty.
Anachronistic because Birmingham is one of the few local authorities which still retain the 11-plus, and, as the Times Educational Supplement (15 June) says, internationally 'the highest performing educational systems are comprehensive'.
It's not anachronistic, but the labels on the gas tanks are out of place: They reflect degrees of political instability rather than grades of gas.
Your policy is anachronistic because you publish advertisements for EU and NATO integration while at the same time you search for the roots in the Illyrians and you underestimate today's ethnic Albanians.
While some of Sue Careless's treatment of the Eucharistic Liturgy may be anachronistic, she speaks for a number of Anglicans who are concerned about the rapid abandonment of the traditional liturgical gems of our shared tradition.
When Bow Wow Wow's ``I Want Candy'' is cued (one of many new wave, post-punk songs featured in the film's impeccably anachronistic soundtrack), Coppola is telling us we all want a sugar (or caffeine or shopping spree) high, and that we'd indulge, too, if we were hermetically sealed and unaware of the suffering around us.
The persistence of erroneous beliefs exacerbates the widespread anachronistic failure to recognize the urgent problems that face humanity on this planet.
In spite of plot improbabilities and anachronistic opinions held by various characters, this tale is an interesting look at a time when girls were confined by law and marketed like cattle.
In chapter 1, De La Torre discusses the social process of reading, defines key terms and concepts for his study, and demonstrates how sometimes modern readers have a tendency to impose meanings on ancient biblical texts that are anachronistic.
Krauthammer, never known as a supporter of a high wall between church and state, called the persistent battles over evolution in the United States "so anachronistic and retrograde as to be a national embarrassment.
In Losung (Solution)--lest the historical valence be underestimated, Endlosung means "final solution"--behind the heavily draped window of a squat modern house in the country, a couple embraces or wrestles awkwardly while, outside, a group of anachronistic figures float under a twilit sky suggestive of Caspar David Friedrich.
By continuing to hold to his 1961 view that schizophrenia is a "myth," Szasz is increasingly viewed as anachronistic.
There is a kind of anarchic, anachronistic thrill that comes with the knowledge that--almost 300 years ago--a woman successfully challenged some of the barriers that still exist today.
There is a dualism in his presentation: between an (arguably) anachronistic imposition of today's vision of the two earner household on the past and a thorough and careful reading of memoirs and documents.