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

First recorded in 1630–40; ir-2 + relative
Related formsir·rel·a·tive·ly, adverbir·rel·a·tive·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for irrelative

Historical Examples

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

    The Reform of Education

    Giovanni Gentile

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

British Dictionary definitions for irrelative


  1. unrelated
  2. a rare word for irrelevant
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Derived Formsirrelatively, adverbirrelativeness, noun
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