Definition of Irrelevances

1. Noun. (plural of irrelevance) ¹



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Definition of Irrelevances

1. irrelevance [n] - See also: irrelevance

Lexicographical Neighbors of Irrelevances

irregularity
irregularly
irregulars
irregulate
irregulated
irregulates
irregulating
irregulous
irrejectable
irrelapsable
irrelate
irrelation
irrelative
irrelatively
irrelevance
irrelevances (current term)
irrelevancies
irrelevancy
irrelevant
irrelevantly
irrelievable
irreligion
irreligionist
irreligionists
irreligions
irreligious
irreligiously
irreligiousness
irremeable
irremediability

Literary usage of Irrelevances

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Play-making: A Manual of Craftsmanship by William Archer (1912)
"Then, again, Mr. Bennett shows him dabbling in theatrical management and falling in love — irrelevances both. As a manager, no doubt, he insists on doing ..."

2. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1903)
"irrelevances in conversation, we are informed, are among 'the recognized tributaries of the river of laughter,' and over all the imp of laughter shrieks his ..."

3. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1908)
"His writings abound in long digressions, irrelevances, debates, appeals to authority, needless repetitions, prolix descriptions. ..."

4. The New Fiction: And Other Essays on Literary Subjects by Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"... and would be much more so if not buried as it is beneath the mass of squalid irrelevances which encumbers the book. No wonder that many who know the ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1874)
"But if the power of looking at things anew, of considering arguments afresh, giving irrelevances the chance of being forgotten, and essentials the ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1875)
"... our author gives a brief summary of the English law in regard to mental disease, with all its obscurities, irrelevances, nnd conflicts, a sad picture, ..."

7. Play-making: A Manual of Craftsmanship by William Archer (1912)
"Then, again, Mr. Bennett shows him dabbling in theatrical management and falling in love — irrelevances both. As a manager, no doubt, he insists on doing ..."

8. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1903)
"irrelevances in conversation, we are informed, are among 'the recognized tributaries of the river of laughter,' and over all the imp of laughter shrieks his ..."

9. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1908)
"His writings abound in long digressions, irrelevances, debates, appeals to authority, needless repetitions, prolix descriptions. ..."

10. The New Fiction: And Other Essays on Literary Subjects by Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"... and would be much more so if not buried as it is beneath the mass of squalid irrelevances which encumbers the book. No wonder that many who know the ..."

11. The Popular Science Monthly (1874)
"But if the power of looking at things anew, of considering arguments afresh, giving irrelevances the chance of being forgotten, and essentials the ..."

12. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1875)
"... our author gives a brief summary of the English law in regard to mental disease, with all its obscurities, irrelevances, nnd conflicts, a sad picture, ..."

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