|Origin:||Probably from Medieval Greek anachronismos, from Greek ana- 'back' + chronos 'time'|
someone or something that seems to belong to the past, not the present:
The monarchy is something of an anachronism these days.
something in a play, film etc that seems wrong because it did not exist in the period of history in which the play etc is set:
The film is full of anachronisms.
His painting style was seen as outdated and anachronistic.