from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. not connected or associated
  • adj. not related by kinship

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not related, in any sense.

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

  • adj. lacking a logical or causal relation
  • adj. not connected by kinship


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