extraneousness love

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  • n. The state of being extraneous or inessential and irrelevant; extrinsic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. unrelatedness by virtue of falling outside the matter at hand

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Examples

  • Now it's been quite a year of overhyped extraneousness, hasn't it?

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  • They seem to insist on their radical extraneousness to human concern, on the way in which they simply do not matter — to the plot of this poem, to the scene in which they are posited.

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  • But if the use of Italian _novelle_ as the basis of plots was an evil that has given an air of unreality and extraneousness to the whole of

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  • It's been quite a year of overhyped extraneousness, hasn't it?

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