nonchronological

adjective
non·​chro·​no·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˌkrä-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce nonchronological (audio) , -ˌkrō-\

Definition of nonchronological

: not of, relating to, or arranged according to the order of time : not chronological nonchronological narratives

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Other Words from nonchronological

nonchronologically \ ˌnän-​ˌkrä-​nə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce nonchronologically (audio) , -​ˌkrō-​ \ adverb
sorted the e-mails nonchronologically by sender

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Season one of the show, which involves time travel, had originally aired in nonchronological order, and a re-broadcast and a DVD version had each further rearranged the episodes. Quanta Magazine, "Mystery Math Whiz and Novelist Advance Permutation Problem," 5 Nov. 2018 Around it are sprinkled the first slew of the 50 nonchronological looks selected by Clark for the display. Luke Leitch, Vogue, "Etro Mania Takes Milan With an Exhibition Celebrating 50 Years of Style," 24 Sep. 2018 The works are shown in a nimble, nonchronological suite of galleries, and some of its century-spanning juxtapositions are bracing; others feel reductive, even dilettantish. New York Times, "23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 12 July 2018 The works are shown in a nimble, nonchronological suite of galleries, and some of its century-spanning juxtapositions are bracing; others feel reductive, even dilettantish. New York Times, "23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 12 July 2018 The works are shown in a nimble, nonchronological suite of galleries, and some of its century-spanning juxtapositions are bracing; others feel reductive, even dilettantish. New York Times, "23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 12 July 2018 The works are shown in a nimble, nonchronological suite of galleries, and some of its century-spanning juxtapositions are bracing; others feel reductive, even dilettantish. New York Times, "23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 12 July 2018 The works are shown in a nimble, nonchronological suite of galleries, and some of its century-spanning juxtapositions are bracing; others feel reductive, even dilettantish. New York Times, "23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 12 July 2018 The works are shown in a nimble, nonchronological suite of galleries, and some of its century-spanning juxtapositions are bracing; others feel reductive, even dilettantish. New York Times, "23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of nonchronological

1874, in the meaning defined above

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