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Synonyms for extrinsic
ɪkˈstrɪn sɪk, -zɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extrinsic(adj)

    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"

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

Wiktionary

  1. extrinsic(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    intrinsic, inherent

  2. extrinsic(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    inherent, intrinsic

  3. extrinsic(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    inherent, intrinsic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. extrinsic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    external, outward, extraneous, foreign, not intrinsic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "extrinsic":

    extraneous

How to pronounce extrinsic?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say extrinsic in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1642external
#4833casual
#7868subsidiary
#8668supplemental
#11733accidental
#12548transient
#13621incidental
#16784outward
#19703superficial
#35699superfluous
#36762extraneous
#37914superimposed
#44272extrinsic
#52578unconnected
#71442fortuitous

How to use extrinsic in a sentence?

  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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