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Synonyms for accidentalˌæk sɪˈdɛn tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accidental(adj)

    a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature


  2. accidental, inadvertent(adj)

    happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally

    "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"; "an accidental shooting"

    accidental, inadvertent



  1. accidental(noun)

    fortuitous, adventitious, incidental, contingent, casual, occasional

  2. accidental(noun)

    Happening by chance, or unexpectedly; taking place not according to the usual course of things; casual; fortuitous

    occasional, contingent, adventitious, fortuitous, casual, incidental

  3. accidental(noun)

    Nonessential; not necessary belonging; incidental

    incidental, casual, occasional, fortuitous, adventitious, contingent

  4. accidental(adjective)

    Foreign to the key signature or a proper harmony.

    incidental, occasional, adventitious, contingent, fortuitous, casual

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. accidental(a.)

    casual, fortuitous, contingent, that happens by chance, not designed, not planned

  2. accidental(a.)

    incidental, adventitious, non-essential

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