Anachronism

Noun

A person, thing, or event that’s in the wrong time period or chronological order.

“The play ostensibly took place in 1923, though the men were wearing anachronistic top hats.”

“The smallest anachronism will ruin a historical drama.”

Also used as a synonym for vestige, as in, “Ben’s mid-life crisis fomented his belief in monogamy as an anachronism.”

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