coincidental

[koh-in-si-den-tl]
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. coinage bronze,
  2. coincide,
  3. coincidence,
  4. coincident,
  5. coincident indicator,
  6. coincidentally,
  7. coincidently,
  8. coinfectious immunity,
  9. coinheritance,
  10. coinosite

Origin of coincidental

First recorded in 1790–1800; coincident + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for coincidently

coincidental

adjective

of or happening by a coincidence; fortuitous
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Word Origin and History for coincidently
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