coincidental


coincidental
I adjective accidental, accompanying, at the same time, by circumstance, casual, chance, circumstantial, coexistent, coexisting, coincident, coinciding, coinstantaneous, concomitant, concurrent, conjunctional, contemporaneous, corresponding, fortuitous, fortuitus, occurring simultaneously, occurring together, simultaneous, surprising, unexpected, unplanned II index contingent, fortuitous

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  • Coincidental — Co*in ci*den tal, a. Coincident. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coincidental — [adj] accidental casual, chance, circumstantial, fluky, fortuitous, incidental, unintentional, unplanned; concept 548 Ant. decided, deliberate, designed, planned …   New thesaurus

  • coincidental — [kō in΄sə dent′ l] adj. characterized by coincidence coincidentally adv …   English World dictionary

  • coincidental — [[t]ko͟ʊɪnsɪde̱nt(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu v link ADJ, oft it v link ADJ that Something that is coincidental is the result of a coincidence and has not been deliberately arranged. Any resemblance to actual persons, places or events is purely… …   English dictionary

  • coincidental — adjective Date: circa 1800 1. resulting from a coincidence < a coincidental resemblance > 2. occurring or existing at the same time < coincidental deaths > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coincidental — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ completely, entirely, merely, purely ▪ These parallels cannot be merely coincidental. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • coincidental — co|in|ci|den|tal [kəuˌınsıˈdentl US kou ] adj happening completely by chance without being planned →↑coincidence purely/completely/entirely coincidental ▪ Any similarity between this film and real events is purely coincidental. >coincidentally …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coincidental — adjective happening completely by chance without being planned: purely/completely coincidental: Any similarity between this film and real events is purely coincidental. coincidentally adverb (sentence adverb): Coincidentally, two of the men came… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • coincidental — adjective 1) a coincidental resemblance Syn: accidental, chance, fluky, random; fortuitous, adventitious, serendipitous; unexpected, unforeseen, unintentional, inadvertent, unplanned 2) the coincidental disappearance of the two men Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • coincidental — coincidentally, coincidently /koh in si deuhnt lee/, adv. /koh in si den tl/, adj. 1. happening by or resulting from coincidence; by chance: a coincidental meeting. 2. existing or occurring at the same time. [1790 1800; COINCIDENT + AL1] * * * …   Universalium