Example sentences for: anachronism

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

  • Isn't the metaphoric shepherd an anachronism to a television generation?

  • Murdoch may be a modernist in his pursuit of a global techno-empire, but he's also an anachronism, a throwback to Hearst and Pulitzer.

  • For if, when people turn around to look afresh at this strange anachronism called the Conservative Party, they find it where Labour wants it to be--clinging to Thatcher's skirts on the far Right--they will simply turn straight back to Labour."

  • Is that a reactionary bastion, a pathetic anachronism, or something truer, something with enough confidence to survive without media ratification.

  • 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.


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