chronoclasm

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χρόνος (khronos, time), and κλάστης (klastēs, a person who breaks something); from κλάω (klaō, break)

Noun[edit]

chronoclasm (plural chronoclasms)

  1. The intentional destruction of clocks and other time artifacts
  2. (politics) The desire to crush the prevailing sense of time, due to a conflict regarding the fixation of linear time in a community
  3. A temporarily frazzled mental state resulting from confusion over what time it is.
  4. (science fiction) An interference with the course of history caused by time travel.

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