coincidental

[ koh-in-si-den-tl ]
/ koʊˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl /

adjective

happening by or resulting from coincidence; by chance: a coincidental meeting.
existing or occurring at the same time.

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Origin of coincidental

First recorded in 1790–1800; coincident + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for coincidental

coincidental
/ (kəʊˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəl) /

adjective

of or happening by a coincidence; fortuitous
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