Prochronism - definition of prochronism by The Free Dictionary
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an error in dating that places an event earlier than it actually occurred. Compare parachronism
[C17: from pro-2 + Greek khronos time + -ism, by analogy with anachronism]
the dating of an event as earlier than its actual occurrence. Cf. parachronism. — prochronic, adj.See also: Time
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(7.) A "prochronism
" is a specific form of anachronism in which aspects of a later period in time are erroneously imposed on an earlier period.
In the early FAMC-era documents, prochronism
notwithstanding, ischial containment is not mentioned and references are only made to quadrilateral checkout points.
Goldberg's phrase "the scene of fisting" (267), while fitting for a San Francisco bathhouse or sex club of the 1970s, is a bizarre prochronism
with regard to any Jacobean or ancient Roman scene.