Example sentences for: anachronism

How can you use “anachronism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This action altered the perception that San Juan was a citadel city — already an anachronism at the time — and plans were drawn up to develop the area immediately east of the city, an area that became known as Puerta de Tierra or “gateway to the land.”

  • But she's an anachronism.

  • No anachronism here, of course, as cockpit refers, not to a part of an airplane, but to an enclosed place for fighting cocks and, in a transferred sense, to a circular theater.

  • But without a steady drumbeat of public engagement--through marches, debates, C-SPAN, the works--the labor movement will continue to smell of anachronism.

  • For the most part, the DOE is an anachronism whose main function under Clinton has been to generate embarrassing news stories about Secretary Hazel O'Leary's expensive globe-trotting.


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