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Synonyms for historical
hɪˈstɔr ɪ kəl, -ˈstɒr-his·tor·i·cal

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Wiktionary

  1. historicaladjective

    Synonyms:
    historic

  2. historicaladjective

    Pertaining to the history, to what happened in the past.

    Synonyms:
    historic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. historicaladjective

    of or relating to the study of history

    "historical scholars"; "a historical perspective"

    Synonyms:
    historic, diachronic

    Antonyms:
    future, ahistorical, present(a), unreal

  2. historicaladjective

    having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary

    "the historical Jesus"; "doubt that a historical Camelot every existed"; "actual historical events"

    Synonyms:
    historic, diachronic

    Antonyms:
    present(a), unreal, future, ahistorical

  3. historic, historicaladjective

    belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past

    "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character"

    Synonyms:
    historic, diachronic

    Antonyms:
    future, ahistorical, unreal, present(a)

  4. diachronic, historicaladjective

    used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time

    "diachronic linguistics"

    Synonyms:
    historic, diachronic

    Antonyms:
    unreal, future, present(a), ahistorical

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How to use historical in a sentence?

  1. Hua Chunying:

    No matter what steps Japan may take to promote and market their mistaken position it cannot change the basic reality that the Diaoyu islands belong to China, the Nanjing massacre was an atrocity carried out by the Japanese militarists when they invaded China. The evidence is cast iron and a conclusion was reached long ago about it. This whitewashing and censoring by Japan in these text books again shows that Japan is unwilling to face up to historical mistakes.

  2. Laetitia Delaloye:

    Historical objects by their nature, it's impossible to track them back over the millennia of their existence, so what we endeavor to do is to research their modern history.

  3. Alexander Woo:

    The conceit of the show is using a genre vocabulary to tell a historical story.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    It’s remarkable to me that we seem to completely ignore the one example, historical example… which would show us what works. Al Qaeda had four major attacks against US interests.

  5. David Rosen:

    It is particularly important that experts from the leading Holocaust memorial institutes in Israel and the United States objectively evaluate as best as possible the historical record of that most terrible of times -- to acknowledge both the failures as well as the valiant efforts made during the period of the systematic murder of six million Jews.

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