extraneous


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not part of the essential nature of a thing

not relevant or pertinent to the subject; not applicable

Synonyms for extraneous

not pertinent to the matter under consideration

not essential

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not belonging to that in which it is contained

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coming from the outside

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Too many EXTRANEOUS heavy words and worths loadeth he upon himself--then seemeth life to him a desert!
Even between this couple there may be something which, though unknown to you, depends upon extraneous circumstances.
Having a nervous system and brains he is the possessor of temperament, which is affected variously by extraneous causes.
His mind appeared blank to the influence of all extraneous matters.
He was acutely conscious of small extraneous things, of the perfume of a great bowl of hyacinths, the ticking of a tiny French clock, the restless drumming of her finger tips upon the arm of her chair.
He offered her an extraneous thing with which he could part without a pang, while she offered him herself, along with disgrace and shame, and sin, and all her hopes of heaven.
Gamfield did happen to labour under the slight imputation of having bruised three or four boys to death already, it occurred to him that the board had, perhaps, in some unaccountable freak, taken it into their heads that this extraneous circumstance ought to influence their proceedings.
Seductive details can be considered, by definition, as a source of extraneous cognitive load in that they are not relevant for learning and can be altered by instructional interventions (Beckmann, 2010; Park, Moreno, Seufert, & Brunken, 2011; Sweller, van Merrienboer, & Pass, 1998).
establishment, is recalling approximately 7,196,084 pounds of hot dog products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone fragments, the U.
HINTING at sabotage behind the Rajya Rani Express derailment, the Railways said on Saturday that defects in the track could be due to extraneous factors as they could not develop suddenly.
There are three types of cognitive load relevant to instruction: intrinsic cognitive load, germane cognitive load and extraneous cognitive load (Sweller, 2010).
Supporters of a provision must attract 60 votes to keep an extraneous provision in a measure that can get through the Senate with just 51 votes.
ISLAMABAD -- Auditor General of Pakistan Rana Assad Amin has directed all the heads of offices and departments under the jurisdiction of AGP that no officer would be allowed to use of Extraneous Influence by officers in respect of service matters.
Extraneous roots are an unsolved mystery for our freshmen level college math students.
We'd hope you would join us in that, looking forward to do the very best we can with positive thoughts looking ahead and not dwelling on all these sort of what are now, frankly, historical, extraneous issues.