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Synonyms

historical

adjective

connected with history or with the past

early

adjective

used about periods of history

date back to

to be made or begun at a particular time in the past

retrospective

adjective

relating to or considering things that happened in the past

in retrospect

considering something that happened in the past, using knowledge or information that you did not have at that time

historical

adjective

used for describing someone or something as they really existed in the past

historically

adverb

in a way that is connected with places, events, or people that are recorded in history

the annals of something

the whole history of something

rewrite history

to try to change the way that people think about an event in the past, often in a way that is not honest or correct

those were the days

used for saying that a time in the past was better or happier than now

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date from

to be made at a particular time in the past

forerunner

noun

an institution, custom, or thing that existed before a newer but similar thing

great

adjective

used in the names of important events in history

hangover

noun

something from the past such as an idea or attitude that is no longer suitable today

holdover

noun

mainly American a hangover from a past situation

predecessor

noun

something that has been replaced by another thing

timeline

noun

a line showing particular dates over a period of time, for example dates of historical events

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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