adventitious adventitious


  • (adj) associated by chance and not an integral part


  1. Basic reason for Poland's adventitious foreign policy is to be found not only in its geographical situation but also in its internal socio-political structure.
  2. The discovery of the diaries came at an adventitious moment (a fact that stirred cynical memories of similar "discoveries" about Irish rebels at an earlier date).
  3. Evolution is adventitious and not foresighted.
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pivotal pivotal
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