ahistorical

ahistorical
or ahistoric adjective Date: 1945 not concerned with or related to history, historical development, or tradition <
the ahistorical attitudes of the radicals
>
; also historically inaccurate or ignorant <
an ahistorical version of events
>
ahistorically adverbahistoricism nounahistoricity noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ahistorical — (adj.) without reference to or regard for history, 1950, from A (Cf. a ) (2) not + HISTORICAL (Cf. historical) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ahistorical — a·his·tor·i·cal (ā hĭ stôrʹĭ kəl, stŏrʹ ) adj. Unconcerned with or unrelated to history, historical development, or tradition: “All of this is totally ahistorical. There is virtually no evidence in the historical record to support any of it”… …   Universalium

  • ahistorical — adjective Lacking historical perspective or context …   Wiktionary

  • ahistorical — adj. not pertaining to history, not historical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ahistorical — [ˌeɪhɪ stɒrɪk(ə)l] adjective lacking historical perspective or context. Derivatives ahistorically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • ahistorical — ahis·tor·i·cal …   English syllables

  • ahistorical — UK [ˌeɪhɪˈstɒrɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌeɪhɪˈstɔrɪk(ə)l] adjective formal failing to consider history properly when thinking or talking about something …   English dictionary

  • ahistorical — /eɪhɪsˈtɒrɪkəl/ (say ayhis torikuhl) adjective unsupported by historical records. –ahistorically, adverb –ahistoricalness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • ahistorical — adjective unconcerned with or unrelated to history or to historical development or to tradition • Ant: ↑historical …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Decline of the West — Cover of Volume II, first edition, 1922 The Decline of the West (German: Der Untergang des Abendlandes), or The Downfall of the Occident, is a two volume work by Oswald Spengler, the first volume of which was published in the summer of 1918.… …   Wikipedia

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