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Synonyms for adventitiousˌæd vənˈtɪʃ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adventitious(adj)

    associated by chance and not an integral part

    "poetry is something to which words are the accidental, not by any means the essential form"- Frederick W. Robertson; "they had to decide whether his misconduct was adventitious or the result of a flaw in his character"

    intrinsic, intrinsical


  1. adventitious(adjective)

    From an external source; not innate or inherent, foreign.


  2. adventitious(adjective)

    Not congenital; acquired.


  3. adventitious(adjective)

    sporadic, accidental, spontaneous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adventitious

    exotic, foreign, fresh, late, modern, new, novel, recent

    aboriginal, ancient, autochthonic, immemorial, indigenous, native, old, original, patriarchal, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primordial, pristine, uncreated

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adventitious(a.)

    accidental, incidental, extrinsic, extraneous, foreign, non-essential

Translations for adventitious

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  • добавъчен, добавен отвън, придобитBulgarian
  • adventici, ectòpic, exogen, aquiritCatalan, Valencian
  • ectópico, adquirido, auxiliar, aleatorio, adventicio, exógenoSpanish
  • ectopique, exogène, acquis, adventice, aléatoire, auxiliaireFrench
  • alkalmi, tájidegen, idegen, adventív, alkalomszerűHungarian
  • avventizio, aleatorio, ausiliario, esogeno, ectopico, acquisitoItalian
  • 偶然的なJapanese
  • 우연적인Korean
  • вспомогательный, внешний, непреднамеренный, дополнительный, случайный, добавочныйRussian

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