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Synonyms for extrinsic
ɪkˈstrɪn sɪk, -zɪkex·trin·sic

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  1. extrinsicadjective

    intrinsic, inherent

  2. extrinsicadjective

    inherent, intrinsic

  3. extrinsicadjective

    inherent, intrinsic

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. extrinsicadjective

    not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside

    "extrinsic evidence"; "an extrinsic feature of the new building"; "that style is something extrinsic to the subject"; "looking for extrinsic aid"

    inbuilt, built-in, inner, internal, integral, constitutional, intimate, intrinsical, inherent, intrinsic

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  1. extrinsicadjective

    external, outward, extraneous, foreign, not intrinsic

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  1. Bruno Campello:

    Fulfilling God's law to avoid evil is faith. Fulfilling God's law to achieve good is hope. Fulfilling God's will without any extrinsic reason to this is charity.

  2. Unknown:

    People who are too concerned with how well they are doing will be less successful and feel less competent than those who focus on the task itself... Some psychologists call it a conflict between ego-orientation, or between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation... but in all cases, what counts is whether attention is turned away from the task at hand and focused on the self and its future rewards, or whether it is instead trained on the task itself. The latter attitude seems the more fruitful.

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