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It may even become that turning point when an organization begins to slide toward irrelevance.

Cheney, who remains a member of Congress, made clear she had no plans to move into irrelevance.

From Time

The giant, symbol of the untamed force of nature, provokes a sense of wonder at his incredible strength, and at the same time a profound anguish due to our sense of vulnerability and irrelevance.

Since Jim Kelly, Bruce Smith and Thurman Thomas led the Bills to four consecutive Super Bowl losses, the Bills tumbled into national irrelevance, having won their last playoff game in 1995.

The television commercial is at risk of irrelevance—pushing the TV ad of the future to be more than just a one-size-fits-all commercial break.

From Quartz

After more than twenty years of marketplace irrelevance, its values and those of American drinkers had at last aligned.

He worried that "we were on the verge of irrelevance a lot in our lives."

It feels as if the novelist herself has, like all artists, had to confront irrelevance.

Iraq was to be made a democracy, by force, but I quickly felt our ideological irrelevance.

Had she not gone into the coalition and gotten something near the center of power, she would have quickly faded into irrelevance.

His finely-marked eyebrows went up in surprise at the irrelevance of my question, but he smiled.

"Jest half a mile from Pettybone's house to the dam," he continued, with apparent irrelevance.

It cannot be denied, I think, if this is taken quite rigorously, that there is a certain air of irrelevance about it.

She added with an irrelevance that was only apparent, "I've had to take all four rooms to keep other people out."

Every other question than that was to those young Philistines merely a fine-spun irrelevance.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to irrelevance, such as: immateriality, impertinence, inapplicability, inappositeness, inappropriateness, and incongruity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.