Sentence Examples


  • It would be an anachronism to think of Francis as a philanthropist or a "social worker" or a revivalist preacher, though he fulfilled the best functions of all these.
  • In truth Sabatier's St Francis is an anachronism - a man at heart, a modern pietistic French Protestant of the most liberal type, with a veneer of 13th century Catholicism.
  • He is an anachronism from a past era, somehow transported to 2004 and mysteriously alive.
  • This contract is a hang-over, and in 21st-Century Britain, an anachronism from a bygone age.
  • Now we have here a patent anachronism which destroys the possibility that this book was really written by the Apostle Barnabas.

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