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  • IPA(key): /ɛks.ˈtɹɪn.zɪk/

EtymologyEdit

From French extrinsèque, from Latin extrinsecus (from without, without, on the outside), from *extrim, an assumed adverbial form of exter (outer, outward) + seccus (by, on the side).

AdjectiveEdit

extrinsic (comparative more extrinsic, superlative most extrinsic)

  1. external, separable from the thing itself, inessential
  2. not belonging to, outside of

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