Synonyms for accidental

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ak-si-den-tl
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk sɪˈdɛn tl

Top 10 synonyms for accidental Other synonyms for the word accidental

Définition of accidental

Origin :
  • late 14c., "non-essential," from Old French accidentel or directly from Medieval Latin accidentalis, from Latin accidentem (see accident). Meaning "outside the normal course of nature" is from early 15c.; that of "coming by chance" is from 1570s.
  • adj happening unexpectedly
Example sentences :
  • There are always such crowds of accidental arguments for anything.
  • Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
  • He wished to know whether it was not liable to accidental derangement?
  • Extract from : « The Mudfog and Other Sketches » by Charles Dickens
  • Realize it thoroughly: it is a methodical not an accidental world.
  • Extract from : « Pax Vobiscum » by Henry Drummond
  • My only chance will be the chance of an accidental meeting with Him.
  • Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
  • I had one or two pieces of luck in the way of accidental cases.
  • Extract from : « The Stark Munro Letters » by J. Stark Munro
  • There is much which is accidental or exceptional in language.
  • Extract from : « Cratylus » by Plato
  • If, however, the wounding is accidental, he shall simply pay for the harm done.
  • Extract from : « Laws » by Plato
  • Such was Ralph's reading of the accidental finding of the horse.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
  • An accidental circumstance was the cause of his irresolution.
  • Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
  • It was accidental; it was inevitable only in the Isle of Man.
  • Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine

Antonyms for accidental

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