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Synonyms for adventitious
ˌæd vənˈtɪʃ əsad·ven·ti·tious

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  1. adventitiousadjective

    From an external source; not innate or inherent, foreign.


  2. adventitiousadjective

    Not congenital; acquired.


  3. adventitiousadjective

    sporadic, accidental, spontaneous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adventitious

    extrinsic, redundant, superfluous, adscititious irregular, casual, imported

    regular, proper, pertinent, essential, appropriate, necessary, intrinsic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adventitiousadjective

    associated by chance and not an integral part

    "poetry is something to which words are the accidental, not by any means the essential form"- Frederick W. Robertson; "they had to decide whether his misconduct was adventitious or the result of a flaw in his character"

    intrinsic, intrinsical

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adventitiousadjective

    accidental, incidental, extrinsic, extraneous, foreign, non-essential

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  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The adventitious beauty of poetry may be felt in the greater delight with a verse given in a happy quotation than in the poem.

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  • добавъчен, придобит, добавен отвънBulgarian
  • ectòpic, exogen, aquirit, adventiciCatalan, Valencian
  • ectópico, adquirido, auxiliar, aleatorio, adventicio, exógenoSpanish
  • پرماجراPersian
  • auxiliaire, ectopique, exogène, aléatoire, adventice, acquisFrench
  • alkalmi, alkalomszerű, adventív, idegen, tájidegenHungarian
  • ectopico, esogeno, ausiliario, acquisito, aleatorio, avventizioItalian
  • 偶然的なJapanese
  • 우연적인Korean
  • непреднамеренный, дополнительный, случайный, добавочный, вспомогательный, внешнийRussian

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