historical vs historic

historical historic

Definitions

  • 1) Pertaining to the history, to what happened in the past.
  • 2) Concerned with phenomena as they change through time.
  • 3) Important or famous in history.
  • 4) Used in or providing evidence of the past.
  • 5) Of or relating to history; concerned with past events.
  • 6) Based on past events or set in the past.
  • 7) of or relating to the study of history
  • 8) having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
  • 9) belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
  • 10) used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time
  • 11) In grammar, used in statement of past facts or narration of past events: as, a historical tense.
  • 12) In biology, ancestral or inherited, or due to conditions which existed in the past history of an organism.
  • 13) In hydrodynamics, the Lagrangian method, which considers the path of each particle.
  • 14) Narrated or mentioned in history; belonging to the past, and mentioned or used at present only with reference to the past.
  • 15) In philosophy, pertaining to things learned from the testimony of others or by our own senses.
  • 16) Of, pertaining to, or connected with history; containing or of the nature or character of history: as, a historical poem; historical evidence; a historical chart.

Definitions

  • 1) having importance or significance in history
  • 2) belonging to the past; historical (see note below)
  • 3) Having importance in or influence on history.
  • 4) Historical.
  • 5) Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events
  • 6) the capacity to conceive and represent the unity and significance of a past era or age.
  • 7) (Linguistics) Same as diachronic.
  • 8) having once lived, existed, or taken place in the real world; -- contrasted with legendary.
  • 9) Within the period of time recorded in written documents. Opposite of prehistoric.
  • 10) Belonging to the past; ; a historical character.
  • 11) that branch of painting which represents the events of history.
  • 12) that meaning of a passage which is deduced from the circumstances of time, place, etc., under which it was written.
  • 13) important in history
  • 14) Noted or famous in history.
  • 15) Of or pertaining to history or historians; containing or conveying history.

Examples

  • 1) Cultural and historical context is important.
  • 2) I carried out historical research there in the early 2000s.
  • 3) Why do so many people want to read about crime or historical figures?
  • 4) There will be live demonstrations and historical tales about the lives of miners and their families.
  • 5) We do have a historical perspective on the cross.
  • 6) Those questions can only be addressed by placing what happened in its proper historical context.
  • 7) Students write and perform their own musical projects based on historical documents and research.
  • 8) Other historical figures did not receive much attention.
  • 9) There is no need to wait for historical perspective to correct premature judgment.
  • 10) This historical context is important in assessing the continuing influence of limited war thinking.
  • 11) Mixing fictional characters with historical figures was his forte.
  • 12) My point is that you need to give young people a sense of historical perspective.
  • 13) Complete editions of the works of writers and historical figures are also widely available.
  • 14) Let us put this movement into historical perspective.
  • 15) All of this is done with a light and confident hand and an eye on historical context.
  • 16) As historical figures they can be recycled in sermons and invoked as role models.
  • 17) But it is easy to let that historical perspective distort the picture.
  • 18) Pearl takes an unusual subject for a thriller and seamlessly weaves historical research and his own inventions into a satisfying story.
  • 19) It doesn't care about historical earnings.
  • 20) The historical research shows that this heart came from the orphan of the Temple.
  • 21) The Bible and its interpretation must be seen in historical context.
  • 22) Too many historical figures wander in and out of the narrative, causing it to lose focus.
  • 23) The playing is based on meticulous historical research, but sounds supremely natural and full of warmth and life.
  • 24) I have not done the historical research that would be needed to find out who thought of them first.
  • 25) IF you want a historical documentary about the politics of the 1980s don't go and see this film.
  • 26) I doubt whether the epithet _historical_ can properly apply to the character of Lady Macbeth; for though the subject of the play be taken from history, we never think of her with any reference to historical associations, as we do with regard to Constance, Volumnia, Katherine of
  • 27) My particular interest in the historical is about how global events that affect millions of lives can turn on such small and sometimes whimsical decisions - butterflies wings and tornadoes, really.
  • 28) Due to the significant emphasis on prophetic history, religious groups can become what he terms "historical societies" -- preserving, codifying and interpreting the religious histories of their founders.
  • 29) The groups argued that it was very important for the two government agencies to be relocated to in Tainan, which they called the historical home of Taiwan's culture, in order to preserve the nation's unique culture and traditions.
  • 30) We were always seconds ago told of another letter from former Clinton aide Bruce Lindsay and Mr. Clinton's attorney Douglas Band (ph) to Robert Iger of the Disney Corporation also asking for the airing of this movie to be cancelled because of what they call historical inaccuracies.
  • 31) African countries, decrying what they described as historical injustice, on Monday made a strong plea for world support for their moves to get two veto-wielding permanent seats on the UN Security
  • 32) In Leonard Schapiro's review-article, "Two Years that Shook the World," he showed a concern for what he called historical "objectivity," but I question his own.
  • 33) This graph shows what we call the historical yield curve.
  • 34) A further anomaly may throw light on the mentality of men who would be attached to the truth but without the modern feeling for what we call historical evidence.
  • 35) Harrison an excuse for insisting on weekly repetitions of what he called their historical picnics.
  • 36) ‘We give a little historical background to these events in our article Babylonian mathematics.’
  • 37) ‘Backed by a wealth of material, the book revealed in detail the historical facts concerning these events.’
  • 38) ‘Why should it be illegal to deny the existence of a historical event we all know took place?’
  • 39) ‘It is, supposedly, new and different and it would be inappropriate to set every event in its historical context.’
  • 40) ‘The girl will also tell the important historical events in India in the last 500 years.’
  • 41) ‘He said another important concern involves the two warships' historical background.’
  • 42) ‘Only later is the full historical significance of the event clearly evident.’
  • 43) ‘This may be due to the constant reminiscing of certain horrendous historical events.’
  • 44) ‘Second, Coerver and Hall exhibit a knack for casting recent events in historical perspective.’
  • 45) ‘They do not have the same concerns about historical objectivity that professional historians do.’
  • 46) ‘Contemporary historical sociology is concerned above all with how the state has developed since the Middle Ages.’
  • 47) ‘Many address recognizable contemporary events and the broad historical dynamics of cultural change.’
  • 48) ‘Until recently, the subject was studied as historical periods rather than particular units.’
  • 49) ‘We urge tram workers and all those looking for a way forward to turn to a study of these vital historical lessons.’
  • 50) ‘Studies based on historical records are necessarily limited in the kinds of questions they can answer.’
  • 51) ‘We begin with an analysis of the historical development of British industrial relations.’
  • 52) ‘Further insight can be gained by studying the historical development of an author's thought.’
  • 53) ‘Also, it is based more on historical developments than on religious teachings.’
  • 54) ‘The version presented here is based on United Nations historical documentations.’
  • 55) ‘Without it, York's historical fabric would have been ruined and its retail heart irreparably damaged.’
  • 56) ‘Our cast list expanded to include historical figures remembering the distant rather than the recent past.’
  • 57) ‘Belief in a religion is belief in an idea and in particular historical figures whether Muhammad, Christ or Joseph Smith.’
  • 58) ‘Years ago, authors used to take their time about writing about historical figures.’
  • 59) ‘Do you have a favourite place, food, drink or historical figure in Bulgaria that you will also remember?’
  • 60) ‘The burial ground of some of Carlow's leading historical figures is regularly the scene of attacks.’
  • 61) ‘Two historical figures, then, standout as examples and mentors for us today.’
  • 62) ‘It is not easy to get inside the head of a real-life historical figure but Galloway has accomplished this with absolute ease.’
  • 63) ‘To that end, Grass says they're playing the archetypes rather than the historical figures.’
  • 64) ‘The burial ground of some of the area's leading historical figures is regularly the scene of attacks.’
  • 65) ‘The actors discuss the challenges of playing recognisable historical figures.’
  • 66) ‘There's a speculative component to attempting to do diagnoses on historical figures.’
  • 67) ‘The audience surveys a melange of imaginary figures, and historical ones both famous and obscure.’
  • 68) ‘I'm sure that historical religious figures would be annoyed by all the din produced today.’
  • 69) ‘For the practitioner, it presents a landscape of historical figures that have made their mark.’
  • 70) ‘Ellroy pioneered the introduction of real historical figures and episodes into his novels.’
  • 71) ‘As with all great historical figures, the myth is both powerful and pervasive.’
  • 72) ‘You also console yourself with the knowledge that these are historical artefacts from a bygone era.’
  • 73) ‘But she says her love of the ancient sport traced back to a family passion for historical weaponry.’
  • 74) ‘The work opens up the world of this historical people, namely the ancient Greeks.’
  • 75) ‘This article is based on analysis of historical and contemporary data, including interviews and site visits.’
  • 76) ‘His use of novels and historical narrative were essential to his reinvention of the Tory party.’
  • 77) ‘The festival will open with the historical film Vercingetorix, which was shot in Bulgaria.’
  • 78) ‘Priceless historical film rescued from a Blackburn rubbish skip will go on show to the public for the first time this week.’
  • 79) ‘She found a historical film made in 1959 by Belgian missionaries and took it to Rwanda.’
  • 80) ‘These three novels are historical in that they recall a life that no longer exists and recreate societies that are apparently past.’
  • 81) ‘She agrees with Jacobovici but she points out a crucial ingredient needed to make a historical film work.’
  • 82) ‘He was still completing the preliminary stages of getting in shape and watching all the relevant historical films.’
  • 83) ‘The play gave him the idea to write a historical thriller and combine both his history and English teaching experience in a novel.’
  • 84) ‘Politically it's no better or worse than any of those historical sagas, one can easily apply left or right wing analysis to it.’
  • 85) ‘I think the gist was that it's a historical story about immigrants coming to London.’
  • 86) ‘Prone to the legendary, it lacks credibility as a historical narrative.’
  • 87) ‘Literary enthusiasts eager to draw on such historical stories will be able to take advantage of the new Jerwood Centre.’
  • 88) ‘I plunged head first into this story after being inspired by other historical stories I have read.’
  • 89) ‘Combined they work out okay, but a truly historical or legendary film might have been cooler.’
  • 90) ‘Giggleswick writer Julie Majzlik found fame after penning three successful historical romance novels.’
  • 91) ‘The book was an instant success and was followed by eight more historical, romantic novels in five years.’
  • 92) ‘She wrote many other historical and romantic novels, including several sequels to The Scarlet Pimpernel.’
  • 93) ‘As a historical feature film, does it correctly capture the essence of the story?’
  • 94) ‘One would have to be very naive to expect any historical Hollywood film to be accurate.’
  • 95) ‘What about the real meaning of a historical record or a novel or a poem?’
  • 96) ‘Martha Treadway might seem at first to be an unlikely subject for historical study.’
  • 97) ‘They celebrated historical studies of science as ways of explaining the heroic progress of science towards truth.’
  • 98) ‘It is common practice in historical studies of the philosophy of science to contrast the views of Mill and Whewell.’
  • 99) ‘Even when pupils take historical studies, modern teaching methods may subvert the subject.’
  • 100) ‘This analysis of social change is based on a historical analysis of classes.’
  • 101) ‘But for historical studies, the main object of interest is ordinary civilian life.’
  • 102) ‘And so began intensive historical study of the gospels and their sources which continues to this day.’
  • 103) ‘Well all these predictions about death rates are based on historical analyses.’
  • 104) ‘That can make the historical study of empires frustrating, but is also part of what makes it ever-mobile and exciting.’
  • 105) ‘The role of cavalry was far more complicated and is well worth historical study.’
  • 106) ‘Certainly this is the way it has been portrayed in various historical studies of the press.’
  • 107) ‘The book consists of an interesting introduction followed by a biblical, theological and historical study.’
  • 108) ‘It is unquestionably one of the most important historical studies of recent years.’
  • 109) ‘He spoke of the historical studies with the sort of qualifiers that give one pause.’
  • 110) ‘The messages of historical studies in this field are, overall, rather mixed.’
  • 111) ‘Today, we have the tools of historical scholarship, biblical criticism, and science.’
  • 112) ‘He has done this in conjunction with more traditional historical studies.’
  • 113) ‘Until relatively recently, slavery was not a subject at the center of historical scholarship.’
  • 114) ‘It contains practical advice as well as literary and historical learning.’
  • 115) ‘He demonstrates that serious historical scholarship need not be indigestible.’

Examples

  • 1) We are at a historic cultural moment.
  • 2) They look at it as a historic opportunity.
  • 3) The last 12 momentous months have given Britain a historic opportunity for a better future.
  • 4) Yet precisely because so much of how he will govern is uncertain, he has a historic opportunity to confound his doubters and prove himself a genuine reformer.
  • 5) It was my privilege to witness this historic moment.
  • 6) So what could have been more important than the historic summit?
  • 7) An historic victory for both them and football.
  • 8) This is an historic opportunity for press reform.
  • 9) historic boats are no less important than historic houses.
  • 10) Was this a memorable historic moment?
  • 11) But then the historic moment came.
  • 12) Yet the past three decades have been a time of historic change in northeast England.
  • 13) While today is an historic victory, our struggles have just begun.
  • 14) This is an historic and unique opportunity to build a new world and this opportunity we do not want to see pass by.
  • 15) At less than ten times historic ebitda, the valuation looks reasonable.
  • 16) This historic missed opportunity has proved extremely costly, both to the economy and to the environment.
  • 17) They knew they were witnessing a historic moment, but perhaps not the one they were expecting.
  • 18) It's an historic opportunity to build new ties.
  • 19) Notwithstanding, it remains true that there are few people who can grasp the historic moment.
  • 20) Because for a restaurant with a view of a famous historic thing, that is getting off lightly.
  • 21) I think we have a historic opportunity for peace.
  • 22) There was a shortage not only of important historic examples, but of the scholarship that went with them.
  • 23) Their locations are ideal for exploring historic sites, famous houses and delightful countryside as well as for sporting activities.
  • 24) Within historic times it also occurred in Poland and Germany.
  • 25) ‘There are many pubs and churches and sites of great historic importance.’
  • 26) ‘They had greatly enjoyed the trip and it was a historic and important occasion, he said.’
  • 27) ‘For 2,532 years these historic sites have held importance in the mind of the Buddhists.’
  • 28) ‘It was worth it, as it is one of the most beautiful and important historic Khmer sites in Thailand.’
  • 29) ‘Many of Italy's most famous museums and historic sites will in future be run by private companies.’
  • 30) ‘Not many places can boast being both a centre of historic importance and outstanding natural beauty.’
  • 31) ‘Many demonstrators will don medieval dress to highlight the historic importance of the earmarked site.’
  • 32) ‘Roman coins and blue glass beads have been found among the remains of buildings at the Groundwell Ridge historic site.’
  • 33) ‘Tourism in Kerala thrives not thanks to any sites of religious or historic significance.’
  • 34) ‘It is a truly historic occasion - a moment of passing in the corporate family.’
  • 35) ‘Luxor in Egypt is renowned for its great historic sites but now a special school is making its own bit of history.’
  • 36) ‘If Beijing can fulfil such targets, it should be a memorable and historic occasion.’
  • 37) ‘Many of these important historic racing cars are driven by famous faces from motor sport past and present.’
  • 38) ‘The local community is campaigning for a museum to commemorate the district as the historic birthplace of the famous car.’
  • 39) ‘Mr Ahern said it was a challenging and important post at a historic point in the union's development.’
  • 40) ‘It is important that the historic perspective to the issue be explored openly.’
  • 41) ‘Instead, he argued that it was important to win a historic third term.’
  • 42) ‘Those buildings have been there since the 18th century and have historic importance.’
  • 43) ‘Two of Pembroke Dock's most important historic buildings are being given a major facelift.’
  • 44) ‘The second issue that has caused concern is the definition of historic heritage.’
  • 45) ‘I read with interest the recent article concerning the destruction of historic houses and homes.’
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