ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-historical (audio)
variants or less commonly antihistorical
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1716, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-historical was in 1716

Dictionary Entries Near anti-historical

Cite this Entry

“Anti-historical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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