Anachronism in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Anachronism

something that doesn't fit its time period, like if you say you'll "dial" your smartphone

Examples of Anachronism in a sentence

In today’s computer world, a floppy disk is an anachronism.  πŸ”Š

These days the habit of introducing yourself to a new neighbor with a welcome gift has become an anachronism.  πŸ”Š

Soon physical books will be completely replaced by e-books and will represent nothing more than an anachronism.  πŸ”Š

Since there were not laptop computers during the Civil War, the presence of a portable computer in the history film is a definite anachronism.  πŸ”Š

When I saw the ancient typewriter in the technology store, I knew I was looking at an anachronism.  πŸ”Š

It is always fun to go to my grandmother’s house and watch her anachronism, her large black and white television.  πŸ”Š

While some individuals still travel by train, most people view this mode of transportation as an anachronism.  πŸ”Š

An author’s use of an airplane in a story set in the 1700’s is an example of a literary anachronism because airplanes did not exist during this century.  πŸ”Š

Since the old mafia boss still took pride in family loyalty, he was considered an anachronism by the younger members of the mob who believed money was everything.  πŸ”Š

Because microwave ovens were not around in 1680, I had to circle this anachronism in your American colonies essay.  πŸ”Š

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