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nonhistorical

(ˌnɒnhɪˈstɒrɪkəl)
adj
not historical; mythical
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Nonhistorical use began early in the 17th century, and nowadays ostracism refers more generally to exclusion from a group by common consent.
This process of recovery inevitably calls on nonhistorical elements of reflection and judgment.
This may require scurrying around the margins of a given subdiscipline for unexamined primary sources, using large-scale digital humanities computer techniques, or exploring nonhistorical disciplines to escape our gilded cage.
This phonological shift is a welcome relief to the abrasive nonhistorical traditional "Erasmian" pronunciation(s).
They may hold different views with regard to the teachings of the nonhistorical sciences; they may base their reasoning on a more or less complete familiarity with the records; they may differ in the understanding of the motives and aims of the acting men and of the means applied by them.
Interaction of historical and nonhistorical disturbances maintains native plant communities.
The systematic explorations of the nonhistorical areas as well as the predominant focus on the postcolonial period make this book a political analysis in first order, and differentiate it from the many histories of Southeast Asia currently available.
Thus, the story is archetypal rather than literal--which is not to say nonhistorical (Walton affirms Adam and Eve as historical individuals).
They were saying it was the only location where they wouldn't get nonhistorical places in the way and because at high tide there is still a bit of the beach left so they could film late.
My current and decidedly nonhistorical research, or what I like to think of as history of the present, focuses on queer women on campus, taking the University of California, Santa Barbara, as a case study.
The "constitutive factor" of the church, he wrote, was not its "visible structure" or its "message" of "Word and sacrament"; neither was the church a "purely nonhistorical, spiritual reality.
Instead of being viewed as a nonhistorical phenomenon, Lovink (2011) observes, the Web should be investigated in its actual development.