nonchronological

adjective
non·chro·no·log·i·cal | \ˌnän-ˌkrä-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌkrō-\

Definition of nonchronological 

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

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

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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 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, "24 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of nonchronological

1874, in the meaning defined above

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