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Adjective extraneous has 4 senses
  1. extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, orthogonal - not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"
    Antonym: relevant (indirect, via irrelevant)
  2. extraneous - not essential; "the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play"
    intrinsic, intrinsical (indirect, via extrinsic)
  3. extraneous, foreign - not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source; "water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk"
    Antonym: purifying (indirect, via adulterating)
  4. external, extraneous, outside - coming from the outside; "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph"; "relying upon an extraneous income"; "disdaining outside pressure groups"
    Antonyms: intrinsic, intrinsical (indirect, via extrinsic)
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