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Extraneous Definition

(adjective)

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


Examples

water free of extraneous matter

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(adjective)

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coming from the outside


Examples

extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph

relying upon an extraneous income

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(adjective)

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not pertinent to the matter under consideration


Examples

an issue extraneous to the debate

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(adjective)

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not essential


Examples

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