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irrelevant
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
not relevant (not related to the subject being considered, or not important enough to want to consider)
  • Can't see what witness's literacy has to do with the case, irrelevant 'n' immaterial.
    p. 236.5
irrelevant = not related or significant to the subject being considered
  • Slowly but surely I began to see the pattern of Atticus's questions: from questions that Mr. Gilmer did not deem sufficiently irrelevant or immaterial to object to, Atticus was quietly building up before the jury a picture of the Ewells' home life.
    p. 244.6
  • irrelevant = not related or significant to the subject being considered
  • "Now let's consider this calmly-" began Atticus, but Mr. Gilmer interrupted with an objection: he was not irrelevant or immaterial, but Atticus was browbeating the witness.
    p. 249.3
irrelevant = not related or significant to the subject being considered
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