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irrelative

[ ih-rel-uh-tiv ]

adjective

  1. not relative; without relation (usually followed by to ).
  2. not pertinent; irrelevant.


irrelative

/ ɪˈrɛlətɪv /

adjective

  1. unrelated
  2. a rare word for irrelevant


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Derived Forms

  • irˈrelatively, adverb
  • irˈrelativeness, noun
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Other Words From

  • ir·rela·tive·ly adverb
  • ir·rela·tive·ness noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of irrelative1

First recorded in 1630–40; ir- 2 + relative
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Example Sentences

He turned away from them as from something foreign and irrelative to him, and his calling.

It seems so perfectly irrelative to hear that 'man is born to trouble,' that 'it is God that chasteneth,' &c.

But the concept itself of the multiplicity of irrelative elements is an absurd one.

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