anti-historical

adjective
an·​ti-his·​tor·​i·​cal | \ ˌan-tē-hi-ˈstȯr-i-kəl, -ˈstär-, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-historical (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antihistorical

Definition of anti-historical

: opposed to or disagreeing with history : in opposition to the accepted historical record … his apocalyptic outlook makes his novel not merely ahistorical but in some sense antihistorical.— Jonathan Rosen

First Known Use of anti-historical

1716, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-historical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-historical. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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