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Synonyms for extraneous
ɪkˈstreɪ ni əsex·tra·ne·ous

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  1. extraneousadjective

    Not belonging to, or dependent upon, a thing; without or beyond a thing; foreign

    intrusive, alien, additional, foreign

  2. extraneousadjective

    Not essential or intrinsic

    extra, superfluous

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  1. extraneous

    extrinsic, external, foreign, outside, alien, unconnected, unrelated, ascititious, adventitious

    intrinsic, internal, vital, connected, essential

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  1. extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, orthogonaladjective

    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"

    pert, nonmaterial, wise, incorporeal, overbold, smart, rectangular, fresh, immaterial, outside, foreign, irreverent, saucy, orthogonal, impudent, sassy, impertinent, indifferent, external

    intrinsic, intrinsical, purifying, relevant

  2. extraneousadjective

    not essential

    "the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play"

    external, foreign, orthogonal, impertinent, outside, immaterial

    intrinsical, intrinsic, relevant, purifying

  3. extraneous, foreignadjective

    not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source

    "water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk"

    immaterial, strange, impertinent, orthogonal, alien, external, outside, foreign

    intrinsic, intrinsical, relevant, purifying

  4. external, extraneous, outsideadjective

    coming from the outside

    "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"

    immaterial, outdoor(a), out-of-door, impertinent, orthogonal, remote, away, external, outside, outside(a), foreign, international

    relevant, intrinsic, intrinsical, purifying

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. extraneousadjective

    foreign, extrinsic

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  1. Brian Brenberg:

    Those are policy decisions, those are not extraneous COVID issues.

  2. David Berkowitz Chicago:

    The art deprived of closeness to the world is, in fact, pure, flat, unmanageable, decorative. Totally extraneous because she herself destroyed outer. Empty and indifferent, deprived of destiny, it solves only technical issues.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Our caucus believes that the fairest easiest and most bipartisan way to come to an organizing resolution is to enact the 2001 agreement that senators Lott and Daschle came to in a bipartisan way back then. We, our caucus, is strongly opposed to any extraneous provisions.

  4. Mike Braun:

    I wouldn't be for a bill that would be $ 1.8 trillion - $ 2 trillion, it's too much and there's going to be too much extraneous stuff as well.

  5. The Senate:

    I can’t predict for you what extraneous items may be included (on the omnibus) but there are almost always some.

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