Definition of irrelevance:
lack of connection, stuff, irrelevancy, incongruity, minutiae, immaterial, marginal, unrelatedness, dead wood, beside the point, detail, inconsistency, inappropriate, triviality, immateriality, neither here nor there, irrelevant, unrelated, adjunct, inessentials, unimportant, academic, non-issue, inappositeness, extraneous, nothing.
- extraneousness (part of speech: noun)
- alienation (part of speech: noun)
- unimportance (part of speech: noun)
The parliament of pages in this play is a diverting interlude of farce, though a mere irrelevance and impediment to the action; but the boys are less amusing than their compeers in the anonymous comedy of " Sir Giles Goosecap," first published in the year preceding: a work of genuine humor and invention, excellent in style if somewhat infirm in construction, for a reprint of which we are indebted to the previous care of Marston's present editor.- "The Age of Shakespeare", Algernon Charles Swinburne.
- "Ma Pettengill", Harry Leon Wilson.
Mrs. Brigstock received this question as if it were not to be unguardedly answered; upon which Owen intervened with pale irrelevance: " I wrote to Mona this morning of Miss Vetch's being in town; but of course the letter hadn't arrived when you left home."- "The Spoils of Poynton", Henry James.