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

Other Words from nonchronological

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

Examples of nonchronological in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Met’s exhibition aims to show a nonchronological and nongeographical view of surrealism, which became a transnational aesthetic phenomenon after being formally established in Paris in 1924 and spreading globally throughout the 20th century. Sophie Madeline Dess, The Atlantic, 10 Jan. 2022 The idea of nonchronological storytelling itself is far from new to television. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 26 Mar. 2021 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, 5 Nov. 2018 Around it are sprinkled the first slew of the 50 nonchronological looks selected by Clark for the display. Luke Leitch, Vogue, 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, 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, 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, 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, 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of nonchronological

1874, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jan 2022

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“Nonchronological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonchronological. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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