Irrelatively
Irrelative Ir*rel"a*tive, a. Not relative; without mutual relations; unconnected. -- {Ir*rel"a*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Irrelative chords} (Mus.), those having no common tone.

{Irrelative repetition} (Biol.), the multiplication of parts that serve for a common purpose, but have no mutual dependence or connection. --Owen. [1913 Webster]


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  • irrelatively — adverb see irrelative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irrelatively — See irrelative. * * * …   Universalium

  • irrelatively — ir·relatively …   English syllables

  • irrelatively — adverb see irrelative …   Useful english dictionary

  • irrelative — irrelatively, adv. irrelativeness, n. /i rel euh tiv/, adj. 1. not relative; without relation (usually fol. by to). 2. not pertinent; irrelevant. [1630 40; IR 2 + RELATIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • irrelative — adjective Date: 1640 not relative: a. not related b. irrelevant • irrelatively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • William James — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy and Psychology era = 19th/20th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE image caption = name = William James birth = January 11, 1842 New York City, New York death = August 26, 1910 (aged 68) Chocorua,… …   Wikipedia

  • irrelative — adjective rare unconnected; unrelated. Derivatives irrelatively adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • irrelative — /ɪˈrɛlətɪv/ (say i reluhtiv) adjective 1. → irrelevant. –phrase 2. irrelative to, not relative to; without relation to. –irrelatively, adverb –irrelativeness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • irrelative — [i rel′ə tiv] adj. unrelated or irrelevant irrelatively adv …   English World dictionary

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