quasi-historic

historic

[hi-stawr-ik, -stor-]
adjective
1.
well-known or important in history: a historic building; historic occasions.
2.
historical ( defs 1–5 ).

Origin:
1605–15; < Latin historicus < Greek historikós historical, scientific, equivalent to histor(ía) inquiry (see history) + -ikos -ic

nonhistoric, adjective
pseudohistoric, adjective
quasi-historic, adjective
semihistoric, adjective
superhistoric, adjective
unhistoric, adjective

historic, historical, hysterical.


1. notable, renowned, famous, famed, memorable.
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historic (hɪˈstɒrɪk)
 
adj
1.  famous or likely to become famous in history; significant
2.  historical historical historical historical a less common word for historical
3.  linguistics Also: secondary (of Latin, Greek, or Sanskrit verb tenses) referring to past time
 
usage  A distinction is usually made between historic (important, significant) and historical (pertaining to history): a historic decision; a historical perspective

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