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synonyms for extrinsic

  • acquired
  • alien
  • exotic
  • exterior
  • external
  • extraneous
  • gained
  • imported
  • outer
  • outside
  • outward
  • superficial

antonyms for extrinsic

MOST RELEVANT
  • essential
  • integral
  • interior
  • intrinsic
  • necessary
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How to use extrinsic in a sentence

There are extrinsic measures of worth, which includes titles, promotions, how much someone is paid, or who has the awesome corner office.
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The way it connects to worth is that worth can be either intrinsic or extrinsic.
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So, there’s an extrinsic measures of worth, such as titles and promotions, how much someone is paid, or who has the awesome corner office.
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Those who rely more or less on claims extrinsic, are sure to be surpassed by those whose power is from within.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
Nay the highest ensign that men ever met and embraced under, the Cross itself, had no meaning save an accidental extrinsic one.
SARTOR RESARTUSTHOMAS CARLYLE
By means of the extrinsic muscles the larynx is connected with the bones of the chest, neck, and head.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
In New York, the courts adhere to the English rule, and admit no extrinsic evidence, except to explain a latent ambiguity.
THE CURIOSITIES AND LAW OF WILLSJOHN PROFFATT
Milton has an allusion to an eclipse of the Sun which possesses a two-fold interest—intrinsic and extrinsic.
THE STORY OF ECLIPSESGEORGE CHAMBERS
Both make the same fundamental error of regarding instrumentation as something extrinsic from the music for which it exists.
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYIGOR STRAVINSKY
The poem has no genuinely dramatic course; there was not the smallest intrinsic or extrinsic reason to dramatize it more fully.
THE STANDARD ORATORIOSGEORGE P. UPTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXTRINSIC

  • accidental
  • casual
  • extrinsic
  • foreign
  • fortuitous
  • nonessential
  • alien
  • estranged
  • exotic
  • external
  • extrinsic
  • foreign
  • remote
  • strange
  • unfamiliar
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.