IRRELEVANT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of IRRELEVANT
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irrelevant
 a.  not related to what is being discussed or considered and therefore not important; not applicable; having no connection with
Classic Sentence:
1  Lily's smile again flowed into a slight laugh: her friend's importunity was beginning to strike her as irrelevant.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
2  As he glanced at me, his face dimpled with a seizure of irrelevant merriment, and he shot up the windmill tower with a lightness that struck me as disdainful.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
3  "It may be so," said the young clergyman, indifferently, as waiving a discussion that he considered irrelevant or unseasonable.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
4  What was vital was overlaid and hidden by what was irrelevant.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
5  Sixteen at the most, thought Scarlett irrelevantly, must be one of the Home Guard or a runaway schoolboy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
6  She remembered irrelevantly Rhett's drunken remark: "She can't conceive of dishonor in anyone she loves."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
7  The ladies stood in unrelated attitudes calculated to isolate their effects, and the men hung about them as irrelevantly as stage heroes whose tailors are named in the programme.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
8  "The worst of it is, she snubs the Brys now," he heard irrelevantly flung after him.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
9  Lily saw this now in Mrs. Gormer's unconcealable complacency, and in the happy irrelevance with which, for the next day or two, she quoted Bertha's opinions and speculated on the origin of her gown.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
Example Sentence:
1  The government decided that their testimony would be irrelevant to the case.
2  Last year's report is ancient history and totally irrelevant to the current situation.
3  Try to prune your essay of irrelevant detail.
4  That is a separate issue and irrelevant to our discussion.
5  Blocs are being seen as increasingly irrelevant today largely because the global capitalist system is perceived as increasingly salient.
6  Ludicrously irrelevant thoughts swarmed in her head.
7  These documents are largely irrelevant to the present investigation.
8  A newspaper reader can select what he is interested in and skip what he thinks is boring or irrelevant.
9  What you say is irrelevant to the subject.
10  We give higher ratings to job applicants who are like us in superficial and irrelevant ways: as went to same school or share same religion.
11  In the report they found that dividends are irrelevant to a company's value.