irrelevant Definition

  • 1not connected with or relevant to something
  • 2not important

Using irrelevant: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "irrelevant" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    His comments are completely irrelevant to the discussion.

  • Example

    The information provided was irrelevant to the investigation.

  • Example

    The new evidence is irrelevant to the case.

  • Example

    Her opinion is irrelevant because she wasn't there.

irrelevant Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with irrelevant

  • not having any bearing on or connection with something


    His personal life is irrelevant to his job performance.

  • regardless of; without considering


    Irrelevant of the weather, we will still have the picnic.

  • a question that has no bearing on the topic being discussed


    That's an irrelevant question. Let's get back to the main topic.


Summary: irrelevant in Brief

'Irrelevant' [ɪˈrɛləvənt] means not connected or important to a particular subject or situation. It can be used to describe information, opinions, or questions that are not related to the topic at hand. Examples include 'His comments are completely irrelevant to the discussion.' and 'The new evidence is irrelevant to the case.'

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