Try Our Apps


Is irregardless a word?


[ih-rel-uh-vuh n-see] /ɪˈrɛl ə vən si/
noun, plural irrelevancies.
Origin of irrelevancy
1795-1805; ir-2 + relevancy Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for irrelevancy
Historical Examples
  • But he forgave the irrelevancy by taking no notice of it, and by doing full justice to that particular dish.

  • At this point McGeorge was lost in the irrelevancy of Lizzie's mind.

  • All the free lines in the room were the tangents of irrelevancy and disorder.

    Jerome, A Poor Man Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The temptation to diffuseness and irrelevancy is as embarrassing and dangerous.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • Finally, Arethusa felt that she could not stand all this irrelevancy another second; her impatient longing had to be expressed.

    The Heart of Arethusa Francis Barton Fox
  • The irrelevancy of the question only added to its staggering effect.

    At the Crossroads Harriet T. Comstock
  • The suddenness of the question, its irrelevancy, made Mary-Clare start.

    At the Crossroads Harriet T. Comstock
  • Of what she did not say, but irrelevancy did not seem to matter.

  • They remind us of that neutral drab which certain religious sects assume to show their own irrelevancy to the world.

    The Soul of the Far East Percival Lowell
  • Thirty answers have been thrown out for irrelevancy or defectiveness.

    A Librarian's Open Shelf Arthur E. Bostwick

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for irrelevancy

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for irrelevancy

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for irrelevancy