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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In a manner coming from without; Also: In a manner not essential or not inherent..

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : facts that are extrinsic to the matter under discussion. ,extrinsic influences
  • And "mediumistic" facts, extrinsically at least, are certainly better known.
  • And, from the perspective of extrinsically motivated teachers I was an anomoly.
  • Then we may well want to say that the results are themselves (extrinsically) good. for more
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