adjective achro·no·log·i·cal \¦ā-ˌkrä-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌkrō-\

Definition of achronological

  1. :  not relating to, arranged in, or determined according to the order of time :  not chronological As the achronological storytelling gimmick eventually becomes exhausted, the film's once off-beat energy fails to keep up until the very end, leaving viewers unsatisfied with its inauthentic, too-good-to-be-true ending. — Lauren Barbato, University Wire, 23 June 2009

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Origin and Etymology of achronological

2a- + chronological

First Known Use: 1964

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a brief usually trivial fact

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