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irrelevancy

[ih-rel-uh-vuh n-see]
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noun, plural ir·rel·e·van·cies.
  1. irrelevance.
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Origin of irrelevancy

First recorded in 1795–1805; ir-2 + relevancy
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Examples from the Web for irrelevancies

Historical Examples

  • He was ever a short-tempered man, intolerant of irrelevancies.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

  • One must keep to the question of literature, not of irrelevancies.

    Instigations

    Ezra Pound

  • There are, it is true, irrelevancies even in so short a work.

  • At the same time the digressions and irrelevancies are as good as ever.

  • There were irrelevancies introduced into pictures for other purposes than that of statement.

    Art

    Clive Bell