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|part of speech:
||the representation of something as existing or happening at a time when that thing did not exist or happen, or a similar presentation done in error.
A clock in a play about ancient Rome is an anachronism.
||something that is or appears to be out of its appropriate time period.
People in industrial countries tend to think of travel by horse as an anachronism.
||anachronistic (adj.), anachronistically (adv.)