Synonyms for Irrelevance:


academic, extraneous, immaterial, inappropriate, irrelevant, marginal, unimportant, unrelated, beside the point, neither here nor there. adjunct, detail, non-issue, nothing, stuff, Minutiae, inessentials, dead wood. alienation (noun)
alienation, breach, detachment, difference, disjunction, dissociation, division, extraneousness, foreignness, inapplicability, other, remoteness, segregation, separation.
extraneousness (noun)
disconnection, impertinence, inadmissibility, inappropriateness, outlandishness, strangeness, disaffiliation.
irrelevance (noun)
immateriality, impertinence, inapplicability, inappositeness, inappropriateness, incongruity, inconsistency, insignificance, irrelevancy, remoteness, triviality, unrelatedness.
irrelevancy (noun)
immateriality, inappositeness, incongruity, inconsistency, triviality, unrelatedness, lack of connection.
linkdef (noun)
negligibility (noun)
inconsequence, unimportance.
unimportance (noun)
banality, frivolity, inconsequence, insignificance, insipidity, minutia, triteness, trivia, unimportance, triflingness.

Other synonyms:

non-issue, nothing, Minutiae, inessentials, dead wood. adjunct, detail, stuff. Other relevant words:
academic, adjunct, detail, extraneous, immaterial, immateriality, inappositeness, inappropriate, incongruity, inconsistency, irrelevancy, irrelevant, marginal, non-issue, nothing, stuff, triviality, unimportant, unrelated, unrelatedness, Minutiae, inessentials.

Usage examples for irrelevance

  1. " You will excuse me, gentlemen," said Lord Eglinton with seeming irrelevance but is there any necessity for prolonging this interview?" – Petticoat Rule by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  2. " I don't know," said Miss Annie, with a slowness of reply, and an irrelevance of demeanor, which indicated she was not thinking of the words she was speaking. – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  3. There is seeming irrelevance in introducing this matter here; but it has a chronological relation, and it presents a mental aspect of the time. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009