Meaning of EXTRINSIC in English



not properly part of a thing

a point extrinsic to his basic thesis

Synonyms: alien, extraneous, foreign

Related Word: acquired, gained; exterior, external, outer, outside, outward

Contrasted words: native; inner, inside, interior, internal, inward; individual, personal

Antonyms: intrinsic

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