from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality or state of being unrelated to a matter being considered.
  • n. Something unrelated to a matter being considered.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. lack of relationship with the topic at hand; lack of importance

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as irrelevancy.

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

  • n. the lack of a relation of something to the matter at hand


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    November 3, 2009