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anachronism
(n)
ǝ-NAC-rǝ-niz-ǝm
Meaning

something or someone misplaced in time; something or someone who is at the wrong moment in history

1st Sample Sentence

Your idea that women should not be allowed to work is an anachronism.

Root

ana (against)#khronos (time) (Greek)

Mnemonics

you know about chronometer- means clock. Anything with "chron" is related to time. Anachronisim-an+chron+ism> here an is used in negative sense> so anachronism means something or someone that is not in its correct time Anachronism = Ana + chron (chronology) + ism = A person or thing who is out of chornological order. i.e. Person belongs to earlier time.

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