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Synonyms for accidental
ˌæk sɪˈdɛn tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accidental(adj)

    a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature

    Antonyms:
    intended

  2. accidental, inadvertent(adj)

    happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally

    "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"; "an accidental shooting"

    Synonyms:
    inadvertent

    Antonyms:
    intended

Wiktionary

  1. accidental(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    fortuitous, adventitious, incidental, contingent, casual, occasional

  2. accidental(adjective)

    Happening by chance, or unexpectedly; taking place not according to the usual course of things; casual; fortuitous

    an accidental visit

    Synonyms:
    occasional, contingent, adventitious, fortuitous, casual, incidental

  3. accidental(adjective)

    Nonessential; not necessary belonging; incidental

    are accidental to a play

    Synonyms:
    incidental, casual, occasional, fortuitous, adventitious, contingent

  4. accidental(adjective)

    Foreign to the key signature or a proper harmony.

    Synonyms:
    incidental, occasional, adventitious, contingent, fortuitous, casual

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. accidental(a.)

    Synonyms:
    casual, fortuitous, contingent, that happens by chance, not designed, not planned

  2. accidental(a.)

    Synonyms:
    incidental, adventitious, non-essential

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. accidental(a)

    Synonyms:
    casual, fortuitous, incidental, nonessential, adventitious

How to pronounce accidental?

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How to say accidental in sign language?

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How to use accidental in a sentence?

  1. Jamilia Land:

    Whether it's a police officer's gun or a community member's gun or in this case an accidental shooting, a bullet does the same type of irreparable damage not just to the body, but to our psyches, it's an epidemic in our community.

  2. Mark Olfson:

    It has it has contributed to a larger share of the deaths being accidental. So, in a way, it's sort of crowding out the intentional deaths.

  3. Robert Glatter:

    While both world wars and Korea dealt with infectious diseases as the main reasons for nonbattle injuries, [accidental wounds] became the overriding concern starting with the Vietnam War.

  4. The Lexington:

    Nothing leads us to believe this is anything other than an accidental explosion.

  5. Sajid Javid:

    The working theory is currently that this exposure was accidental, rather than a second attack along the lines of that on Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury earlier this year.


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