Share this entry
anachronic Line breaks: ana|chron¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌanəˈkrɒnɪk/

Definition of anachronic in English:


Relating to or involving anachronism: an anachronic atmosphere in which time seems to have stood still
More example sentences
  • Curiously anachronic, this sonic cross breeding soon becomes totally confusing as the human ear fails to clearly distinguish between the input from the orchestra and that of Passamonte's live box.
  • It comes as a complete surprise and appears as a totally anachronic project put in context of both the current music scene and of his previous outputs.
  • In a world where technology has invaded every minute aspect of our lives, their music seems somewhat anachronic.


Early 19th century: from anachronism, on the pattern of pairs such as synchronism, synchronic.

Words that rhyme with anachronic

animatronic, bionic, Brythonic, bubonic, Byronic, canonic, carbonic, catatonic, chalcedonic, chronic, colonic, conic, cyclonic, daemonic, demonic, diatonic, draconic, electronic, embryonic, euphonic, harmonic, hegemonic, histrionic, homophonic, hypersonic, iconic, ionic, ironic, isotonic, laconic, macaronic, Masonic, Miltonic, mnemonic, monotonic, moronic, Napoleonic, philharmonic, phonic, Platonic, Plutonic, polyphonic, quadraphonic, sardonic, saxophonic, siphonic, Slavonic, sonic, stereophonic, subsonic, subtonic, symphonic, tectonic, Teutonic, thermionic, tonic, transonic, ultrasonic
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources