pastward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

past +‎ -ward

Adjective[edit]

pastward ‎(comparative more pastward, superlative most pastward)

  1. Into the past; moving backwards in time.
    • 1982, Nicholas D. Smith, Philosophers look at science fiction (page 52)
      The real problem is that a true Wellsian time machine would run into itself. The time machine on its pastward journey just after you flip the switch and the time machine sitting there just before you flip the switch will run into each other []

Adverb[edit]

pastward ‎(not comparable)

  1. Into the past; moving backwards in time.