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[ɛkstɹˈe͡ɪni͡əs], [ɛkstɹˈe‍ɪni‍əs], [ɛ_k_s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_n_iə_s]

Synonyms for Extraneous:

extraneous (adjective)

alien, detached, disaffiliated, disconnected, disjoint, dissociated, eerie, estranged, exotic, external, extraterrestrial, extrinsic, foreign, foreign-born, immaterial, impertinent, inadmissible, inapplicable, inappropriate, irrelevant, nonessential, other, outer, outlandish, outside, parenthetical, removed, segregated, separate, separated, strange, unaffiliated, unallied, unessential, unrelated.

unrelated (adjective)

disenfranchised, remote.

Other synonyms and related words:

Irrelative, Supervenient, Unapt, academic, accessorial, accessory, accidental, added, additional, adrift, adscititious, adulterant, adulterating, advenderived from without, adventitious, alien, anachronism, ancillary, annexed, apart, appended, arbitrary, ascititious, attached, away, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, beside the mark, beside the point, beside the question, chance, circumstantial, contingent, contributory, de trop, derived from without, different, digressive, discrete, disjunct, dispensable, disrelated, distant, divergent, excess, expatriate, expendable, exterior, extra, extraorganismal, extrinsical, fortuitous, fresh, gratuitous, hearsay, immigrant, impersonal, impudent, inapposite, inapt, incidental, incommensurable, incomparable, incongruent, incongruous, inconsequent, inconsequential, incorporeal, independent, indifferent, indirect, inessential, insignificant, insular, international, intrusive, irrelevance, irrespective, irreverent, isolated, largest, malapropos, minor, modal, moot, needless, neither here nor there, nihil ad rem, non-essential, non-germane, non-vital, nonmaterial, nonnative, nonsubjective, not at issue, not essential, not pertinent, not relevant, objective, off the beam, off the mark, off the subject, off-the-wall, orthogonal, out of place, out-of-the-way, outland, outlying, outward, overbold, parenthetic, peripheral, pert, pointless, provisional, redundant, repugnant, sassy, saucy, secondary, segregate, smart, subordinate, subsidiary, superficial, superfluous, supernumerary, supplemental, supplementary, suppletive, supportive, tangential, tramontane, ulterior, ultramontane, unassimilable, unassociated, uncalled-for, unconnected, unearthly, unfamiliar, unfitting, unimportant, unknown, unnecessary, unneeded, unrelatable, unrequired, unsuitable, unsuited, untenable, very unlikely.

Rhymes for Extraneous:

  1. lanius;
  2. spontaneous;
  3. simultaneous, percutaneous, miscellaneous;
  4. contemporaneous;

Quotes for Extraneous:

  1. What's really important is to simplify. The work of most photographers would be improved immensely if they could do one thing: get rid of the extraneous If you strive for simplicity, you are more likely to reach the viewer. William Albert Allard.
  2. I think that words are often extraneous to what I do. Howard Hodgkin.
  3. Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features. Primo Levi.