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tangential

adjective

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having little to do with the matter at hand
  • Your point is tangential to the main objective of this meeting so please save it for later.

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The first known use of tangential was in 1630

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“Tangential.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tangential. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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