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  Words related to extraneous

Related / Similar Words: external, outside, immaterial, impertinent, orthogonal, foreign

 

Definition:
  • coming from the outside; "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups";
  • not essential; "the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play";
  • not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point";
  • not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source; "water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk";

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