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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tahy, an-tee hi-stawr-i-kuh l, -stor-]
    • /ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn ti hɪˈstɔr ɪ kəl, -ˈstɒr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tahy, an-tee hi-stawr-i-kuh l, -stor-]
    • /ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn ti hɪˈstɔr ɪ kəl, -ˈstɒr-/

Definitions of anti-historical word

  • adjective anti-historical of, pertaining to, treating, or characteristic of history or past events: historical records; historical research. 1
  • adjective anti-historical based on or reconstructed from an event, custom, style, etc., in the past: a historical reenactment of the battle of Gettysburg. 1
  • adjective anti-historical having once existed or lived in the real world, as opposed to being part of legend or fiction or as distinguished from religious belief: to doubt that a historical Camelot ever existed; a theologian's study of the historical Jesus. 1
  • adjective anti-historical narrated or mentioned in history; belonging to the past. 1
  • adjective anti-historical noting or pertaining to analysis based on a comparison among several periods of development of a phenomenon, as in language or economics. 1
  • adjective anti-historical historic (def 1). 1

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Origin of anti-historical

First appearance:

before 1375
One of the 22% oldest English words
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin historic(us) historic + -al1

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Parts of speech for Anti-historical


anti-historical popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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