extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, orthogonal(adj)
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"
"the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play"
not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source
"water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk"
external, extraneous, outside(adj)
coming from the outside
"extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"
Not belonging to, or dependent upon, a thing; without or beyond a thing; foreign
Not essential or intrinsic
Origin: From extraneus
not belonging to, or dependent upon, a thing; without or beyond a thing; not essential or intrinsic; foreign; as, to separate gold from extraneous matter
Origin: [L. extraneus, from extra. See Extra-, Strange.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks-trān′yus, adj. external: foreign: not belonging to or dependent on a thing: not essential.—n. Extranē′ity.—adv. Extran′eously. [L. extraneus, external, ex, from, extra, outside.]
The numerical value of extraneous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of extraneous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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