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extraneous
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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not relevant or important to the matter under consideration
  • If each, I told myself, could but be housed in separate identities, life would be relieved of all that was unbearable; the unjust delivered from the aspirations might go his way, and remorse of his more upright twin; and the just could walk steadfastly and securely on his upward path, doing the good things in which he found his pleasure, and no longer exposed to disgrace and penitence by the hands of this extraneous evil.
    p. 84.7
extraneous = not belonging to that in which it is contained

(editor's note:  This is a less common sense of extraneous. More frequently, it means "not pertinent to the matter under consideration".)
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