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anachronism

noun [C]  /əˈnæk·rəˌnɪz·əm/ us  
someone or something placed in the wrong period in history, or something that belongs to the past rather than the present: For a historical drama, the movie was filled with anachronisms.
anachronistic
adjective  /əˌnæk·rəˈnɪs·tɪk/ us  
He uses only e-mail, never anachronistic regular mail.
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