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extraneous


extraneous

adjective

Definition of EXTRANEOUS

1
not being a vital part of or belonging to something <the architect's streamlined modern style shuns any sort of extraneous ornamentation>
2
not having anything to do with the matter at hand <the professor would have covered all of the course material if she had refrained from her extraneous remarks on just about everything>

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