coincidental

[koh-in-si-den-tl]

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

Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for non-coincidental

coincidental

adjective

of or happening by a coincidence; fortuitous
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Word Origin and History for non-coincidental

coincidental

adj.

c.1800, from coincident + -al (1).

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