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Synonyms for adventitious
ˌæd vənˈtɪʃ əs

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  1. adventitious(adjective)

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

    Synonyms:
    extrinsic

  2. adventitious(adjective)

    Not congenital; acquired.

    Synonyms:
    acquired

  3. adventitious(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    sporadic, accidental, spontaneous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adventitious

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adventitious(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    intrinsic, intrinsical

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adventitious(a.)

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

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How to use adventitious in a sentence?

  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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Translations for adventitious

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  • добавъчен, добавен отвън, придобитBulgarian
  • adventici, ectòpic, exogen, aquiritCatalan, Valencian
  • ectópico, adquirido, auxiliar, aleatorio, adventicio, exógenoSpanish
  • پرماجراPersian
  • ectopique, exogène, acquis, adventice, aléatoire, auxiliaireFrench
  • alkalmi, tájidegen, idegen, adventív, alkalomszerűHungarian
  • avventizio, aleatorio, ausiliario, esogeno, ectopico, acquisitoItalian
  • 偶然的なJapanese
  • 우연적인Korean
  • вспомогательный, внешний, непреднамеренный, дополнительный, случайный, добавочныйRussian

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