Need another word that means the same as “unrelated”? Find 26 synonyms and 30 related words for “unrelated” in this overview.
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The synonyms of “Unrelated” are: separate, unconnected, independent, unattached, unassociated, unlinked, unallied, distinct, discrete, individual, uncoupled, irrelevant, immaterial, inapplicable, unconcerned, inapt, foreign, alien, extraneous, extrinsic, peripheral, off the subject, off the point, wide of the mark, not pertinent, not germane
Unrelated as an Adjective
Definitions of "Unrelated" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “unrelated” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Lacking a logical or causal relation.
- Not related or linked.
- Not connected by kinship.
Synonyms of "Unrelated" as an adjective (26 Words)
|alien||Belonging to a foreign country.|
An alien spacecraft.
|discrete||Individually separate and distinct.|
Speech sounds are produced as a continuous sound signal rather than discrete units.
A distinct outline.
|extraneous||Irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt with.|
The ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play.
|extrinsic||Not part of the essential nature of someone or something; coming or operating from outside.|
Looking for extrinsic aid.
|foreign||Dealing with or relating to other countries.|
The quotation is a foreign element imported into the work.
|immaterial||(often followed by `to’) lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other.|
The price was immaterial.
|inapplicable||Not capable of being applied.|
Rules inapplicable to day students.
|inapt||Not elegant or graceful in expression.|
A more inapt name I cannot imagine.
|independent||Capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence.|
I wanted to remain independent in old age.
|individual||Characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing.|
They went their individual ways.
|irrelevant||Not connected with or relevant to something.|
An irrelevant comment.
|not germane||Relevant and appropriate.|
|not pertinent||Having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand.|
|off the point||Not performing or scheduled for duties.|
|off the subject||In an unpalatable state.|
|peripheral||Related to the key issue but not of central importance.|
Energy is far from a peripheral issue in the economy.
|separate||Separated according to race sex class or religion.|
He regards the study of literature as quite separate from life.
|unallied||Not allied; having no allies.|
|unassociated||Not connected or associated.|
The issue is being raised by thousands of unassociated individuals.
|unattached||Not associated in an exclusive sexual relationship.|
She began to wonder if he was unattached.
|unconcerned||Showing a lack of worry or interest, especially when this is surprising or callous.|
The prisoner seems entirely unconcerned as to the outcome of the examination.
|unconnected||Not joined together or to something else.|
The earth wire was left unconnected.
|uncoupled||Having the coupling undone.|
The uncoupled caboose rolled down the incline.
|unlinked||Not linked or connected; separate.|
Police say they ve identified an alleged serial killer behind three previously unlinked murders.
|wide of the mark||Great in degree.|
Usage Examples of "Unrelated" as an adjective
- Households containing two or more unrelated people.
- Unrelated facts.
Associations of "Unrelated" (30 Words)
|absolutely||Totally and definitely; without question.|
You re absolutely right.
|addle||Make (someone) unable to think clearly; confuse.|
|alien||Not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something.|
|all||To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent whole is often used informally for wholly.|
Dressed all in black.
|altogether||Informal terms for nakedness.|
An altogether new approach.
|befuddle||Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.|
The logic used to arrive at this conclusion befuddles me.
|collectively||In conjunction with; combined.|
The vast range of resources that the American people collectively own.
|completely||To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole’ is often used informally for `wholly.|
You must be completely mad.
|confound||Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.|
He was forever confounding managerialism with idealism.
|confuse||Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred.|
Her remarks confused the debate.
|discomfit||Make (someone) feel uneasy or embarrassed.|
He was not noticeably discomfited by her tone.
|disconcert||Cause to lose one’s composure.|
The abrupt change of subject disconcerted her.
|discordant||(of a matched pair of subjects, especially twins) not having the same trait or disease.|
Views discordant with present day ideas.
|disorder||Bring disorder to.|
The world s currency markets were in disorder.
|embarrass||Cause to be embarrassed cause to feel self conscious.|
He would be embarrassed by estate duty.
|entirely||Completely (often used for emphasis.|
We have an entirely different outlook.
|foreign||Not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source.|
I suppose this all feels pretty foreign to you.
|generic||Applicable to an entire class or group.|
Acetaminophen is the generic form of the proprietary drug Tylenol.
|irrespective||Not taking (something) into account; regardless of.|
Child benefit is paid irrespective of income levels.
|mystify||Make obscure or mysterious.|
Mystify the story.
|outright||Without reservation or concealment.|
The impact killed four horses outright.
|perfectly||Used for emphasis, especially in order to assert something that has been challenged or doubted.|
You re perfectly right.
|perplex||Make more complicated.|
They were perplexing a subject plain in itself.
|solely||Without any others being included or involved.|
He is solely responsible for any debts the company may incur.
|thoroughly||Completely and absolutely good is sometimes used informally for thoroughly.|
We searched the files thoroughly.
A totally new situation.
|unfamiliar||Not known or recognized.|
Be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings.
|unsuited||Not right or appropriate.|
He was totally unsuited for the job.
|utterly||Completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers.|
|wholly||To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent whole is often used informally for wholly.|
She found herself given over wholly to sensation.