What is another word for beside the point?

394 synonyms found


[ bɪsˌa͡ɪd ðə pˈɔ͡ɪnt], [ bɪsˌa‍ɪd ðə pˈɔ‍ɪnt], [ b_ɪ_s_ˌaɪ_d ð_ə p_ˈɔɪ_n_t]

Synonyms for Beside the point:

How to use "Beside the point" in context?

When people talk about "beside the point," they may mean to get their point across in a more concise way, or they may be indicating a misunderstanding. The phrase "beside the point" can be a verbal way of dismissing an idea or argument, and it generally means that the person making the comment is not interested in whatever it is that the other person is saying.

The phrase "beside the point" first appeared in the 1500s, and it is thought to be derived from the Latin word "besides.

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