uncorrelated

adjective

un·​cor·​re·​lat·​ed ˌən-ˈkȯr-ə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce uncorrelated (audio)
: having no mutual relationship : not affecting one through changes in the other : not correlated
uncorrelated factors
You also realize that interviewing capability is uncorrelated with a GMAT score; nobody is born with the ability to interview well.Kimberly A. Whitler

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Scientific talent and basic human decency are, unfortunately, uncorrelated. Neuroskeptic, Discover Magazine, 15 June 2013 While real estate may seem like the obvious investment to make when building one’s portfolio, land, specifically for agricultural purposes, is often an overlooked and uncorrelated asset class to explore. Jim O'brien, Forbes, 30 June 2022 Commercial insurance requires risks to be quite different: uncorrelated, uncertain, and unrising. Time, 27 Oct. 2022 It is also largely uncorrelated with macro crypto fluctuations, which can be harsh. Yec, Forbes, 2 Aug. 2022 Historically, insurance has protected against seemingly random and uncorrelated events, from car accidents to lightning strikes, kitchen fires, and burglary. Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, 12 Oct. 2022 There’s not a pattern to this, since the number of rules in the numerator and the number of laws in the denominator can fluctuate widely for uncorrelated or correlated reasons that graduate students could probably write dissertations about. Clyde Wayne Crews Jr., Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 The shift to longtermism, and the movement’s new proximity to wealth and power—developments that were not uncorrelated—generated internal discord. Gideon Lewis-kraus, The New Yorker, 8 Aug. 2022 Some alternative investments, however, are uncorrelated to the market, offering diversification benefits for investment portfolios. Benjamin Laker, Forbes, 5 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncorrelated was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Uncorrelated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncorrelated. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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