Examples from the Web for incidental
Those are troubling numbers, for unfettered speech is not incidental to a flourishing society.
The party the mayor seeks is one in which inequality is the central focus of the platform rather than incidental to it.DINO Hunters Are Dreaming Hipster Dreams of the DNC in Brooklyn|David Freedlander|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The problem of “incidental impact” arises in many different contexts.Waiting for the Supreme Court on the Hobby Lobby Decision|Geoffrey R. Stone|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Do not mistake the epic graft in Sochi as unusual or incidental.Putin’s Sochi and Hitler’s Berlin: The Love Affair Between Dictators and the Olympic Games.|Garry Kasparov|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In addition, a van was purchased for him, and he was reimbursed for incidental expenses.The ASPCA Pays Price For Bad-Faith Ringling Brothers Elephant Suit|Paul Alexander|January 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There would be an incidental creation of water power which could be used for generating electricity.State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge|Calvin Coolidge
Nevertheless, his successors were so emboldened by incidental utterances like the above that they went to much greater lengths.The Basis of Morality|Arthur Schopenhauer
We have incidental references during the ensuing decade to the existence of sick wards in workhouses.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
The idea of saving and safeguarding these materials is only incidental to those who do not help to produce them.The Holy Earth|L. H. Bailey
But in poems of every class there are descriptions of nature, though occupying an incidental and secondary position.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism|F. V. N. Painter
British Dictionary definitions for incidental
Word Origin and History for incidental
"casual, occasional," 1610s, from Medieval Latin incidentalis, from incidens (see incident (n.)). Incidentals (n.) "'occasional' expenses, etc.," is attested by 1707.